Marketing/Publishing with Harry Steinman

My weekly reblog of Harry Steinman’s words of wisdom. Love this series!

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They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. This is particularly true for the indie author. If you do not have a great cover, chances are no one will really be interested in reading your words. Please welcome Harry Steinman back to Readful Things for his thoughts on this subject. He is a fount of wisdom, and also one of my dearest friends.

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People Judge a Book By Its Cover:

How to Get a Fair Shake

By Harry Steinman, a Guy Who Almost Got It Right

If you are going to self-publish, and you want your book to enjoy healthy sales, then you need a top-notch cover designer. It’s crucial. Cover design will attract or repel readers.

Take my novel, Little Deadly Things, as an example. At the time of its publication in August, 2012, no one knew me from a hole in the wall. In…

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