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Evolution of a Cover

This is my newly released book, Succulent Container Gardens. Ever wonder how a garden book’s cover comes about?  Consider: A cover has to be eye-catching and effectively illustrate the title, and convey that the book is the definitive source of information on that topic. Ideally, it also entices readers with appealing plants and an engaging idea.

A book’s cover story begins with the author’s proposal, about two years before the book becomes a reality. Continue Reading →

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