Words have amazing power, but unless you polish them and place them in the hands of others, they will never impact your world.
Designing book covers for my Flowers of the Field mystery series is one of the fun parts of the process—and probably one of the most complex. As a self-publisher, it means I have to contact art departments, potential artists, photographers, graphic designers, and reviewers, and secure relevant permissions.
Being an author on Halloween raises an interesting dilemma. Especially if I’m invited to a costume party. Should I just show up as the default witch or hippie? Or get creative and dress as something that will remind party-goers of my writing? But what would that be?
Some of the more traditional forms of freelance writing have been discussed in Parts One through Three of “Faces of Freelance Writing.” Now we’ll take a closer look at some of the opportunities modern technology has opened up for the freelance writer. Some of these you can do on your own. For others, you’ll need to apply for acceptance to your chosen venue.