Step away from the iPad…

L. A. Starkey Author

I asked a new friend of mine to give me her thoughts via a guest blog post and am STOKED that she agreed! Please enjoy.

Step away from the iPad…

Guest Blog by Helen Treharne

Step away from the iPad…. these are my words of caution for the newbie self-published author.

I’m not generally one to give advice on writing, or to listen to it for that matter – I tend to cherry pick the bits that suit. There is one bit of advice, however, that I urge you to take; it’s about design. No matter what anyone tells you, unless you happen to be a graphic designer on the side, it’s unlikely that you will ever create great artwork on your own.  When I was preparing to publish my first novel, I read lots of conflicting opinions on this. One set of views were firmly entrenched in getting a…

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