Write the Prose That Make The Whole World Want to Read
What a refreshing thought, and that's what its going to come down to for the children of the future, as well as the big kids. "Fight With Your Mind, and Not With Your Fists". Violence and revenge don't work, but don't be no fool either. I had to wait on the Lord, many a day, to get this book right and see all the, foolish, flaws in my work. I am not a friendly cat when I've been embarrassed, so imagine how I'd feel if I knew I was the one who messed up. And that tennis match---omg, did I get that wrong and muff it up, the first twenty times? Yes I did.
You'll never ever hear a peep out me, I promise. I am now and officially, forever, a firm believer in editing and proofing by a total stranger out of reach of my opinion and thoughts, preferably a copy-editor. It is worth the money to find a proofer or editor to edit your work. Need I say more? Even the cover title was a hefty fat issue, while I dealt with all the legal stuff you must do to protect your hard work from poachers. I could have published two books by now if it wasn't for some people, I don't care to mention, and my own bad call decision to edit my book after leaving it in the drawer for three months
Take it from me, and every other author who imagines they can do it all and turn out a book they are proud of, alone. Don't do it alone, Remember, you're the author and captain of the book, not the chief cook and bottle washer. Let others help you get it right, and find people who bid on doing the work, so you can write the stories that make the whole world want to read.Don't be afraid to ask for help, and find folks who know the business of proofing, editing and marketing, pay them and be grateful...as my grandmother always said, for small and large favors.
Here is the final draft and this is it's cover.
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