While the audio files of text excerpts are progressing well (I’ve been told), I need to give a shout out to Austin, TX-based artist Joey Marez for his excellent cover design. I’m really pleased with how it turned out. It’s difficult to convey visual concepts to someone who has not read the book but Joey did a great job of translating my un-anchored ideas into a coherent whole that was better than what I originally imagined. That’s the sign of a real professional.
I should also acknowledge Ms. Laurel Violet whose editing skills—both copy and content—proved indispensable. Yes, writers, do yourselves the favor of hiring conscientious artists and editors you can communicate with. You’ll never regret it.