Guest author: Annette Rochelle Aben – Cover me, I’m going in!

Just ending my visit here tonight with a wonderful post from Annette Rochelle Aben on the subject of covers.. do you design your own or do you outsource.. Annette designs her own and provides some very useful tips and software recommendations. head over to Sue Vincent to find out more.

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Thank you to Sue Vincent, for the kind invitation to submit a guest post for your blog. I appreciate this opportunity.

Cover me, I’m going in!

Should an author make their own book covers? This has been a hot topic of blog conversation lately in some of the blogs I follow. While I paid close attention to everything being said by bloggers/authors who are far more successful than I in selling their wares, I do have a couple thoughts on the topic.

 One blogger emphatically states that an author should never create their own covers. In his professional opinion, the cover sells the book. He feels that regardless of how talented one is with programs designed to help one create a cover, a professional cover artist should always be hired to ensure your message will be heard loud and clear.

 Another blogger/author has been posting detailed accounts of how she

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My name is Sally Cronin and I am doing what I love.. Writing. Books, short stories, Haiku and blog posts. My previous jobs are only relevant in as much as they have gifted me with a wonderful filing cabinet of memories and experiences which are very useful when putting pen to paper. I move between non-fiction health books and posts and fairy stories, romance and humour. I love variety which is why I called my blog Smorgasbord Invitation and you will find a wide range of subjects. You can find the whole story here. Find out more at

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