Every month or so, I send a newsletter to the delightful folks who’ve subscribed to my updates.
How do I know these folks are delightful? I know because they write back to me, sharing encouragement, suggestions, or just saying, “Hi!”
In yesterday’s newsletter, I asked my reading friends to give me their reactions to a cover I’m designing for my soon-to-be-completed collection of Christmas short stories.The cover mock-up I sent looks like this:
After applying their delightful suggestions, the cover would look something like this:
Didn’t I tell you my readers are delightful?
This interaction with my readers is a completely unexpected joy of being an author.
If you would like to pitch-in your ideas on this cover, just leave a comment below. I appreciate all the input I get.