Hey Writer, Trust Yourself

No one knows you better than you

I recently wrapped up the process for creating the cover to my debut novel. My publisher’s designer sent me a couple of different variations, and after a little back and forth on different ideas, I chose the cover for my very first traditionally published book.

It was interesting.

I say that because, at the end of the day, the decision for what my cover looked like belonged entirely to me. I’m not sure how it goes with big publishers, but the front of my book looks exactly like I…