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Judging a Book by Its Cover

Can you judge a book by its cover? If so, I don’t know how I feel about being on the jacket of my book.  My first reaction when my publisher sent me the cover concept for Gap Year Girl asking for my feedback on “the direction,” was wow (!), I’m on the cover. You put me on the cover? Really? Not sure that’s something I’m comfortable with. At all.To get the creative process rolling, I’d sent She Writes Press several book covers I liked along with a couple dozen of our own…See More
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Judging a Book by Its Cover

Can you judge a book by its cover? If so, I don’t know how I feel about being on the jacket of my book.  My first reaction when my publisher sent me the cover concept for Gap Year Girl asking for my feedback on “the direction,” was wow (!), I’m on the cover. You put me on the cover? Really? Not sure that’s something I’m comfortable with. At all.To get the creative process rolling, I’d sent She Writes Press several book covers I liked along with a couple dozen of our own…See More
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"Thanks for your honesty, Cindy. It's so hard not to feel ill while negotiating the vicissitudes of this book publishing ride. One day I feel so confident about my writing and my book and the next I'm down on everything! Doing my best to…"
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Who I am:
I worked in book publishing on the marketing/distribution side for 30 years and have now written my first book -- Gap Year Girl: A Baby Boomer Adventure Across 21 Countries.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
http://gapyeargirlgoestoeurope.blogspot.com
My writing is:
Nonfiction
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
Bethesda Writers Group
I found out about She Writes from:
an article online -- I forget where!

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Judging a Book by Its Cover

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Can you judge a book by its cover? If so, I don’t know how I feel about being on the jacket of my book.  My first reaction when my publisher sent me the cover concept for Gap Year Girl asking for my feedback on “the direction,” was wow (!), I’m on the cover. You put me on the cover? Really? Not sure that’s something I’m comfortable with. At all.

To get the creative process rolling, I’d sent She Writes Press several book covers…

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