After the book is wrtten and content approved - then comes the pricing.....
After three more rounds of review, rereading my book umpteem times, second guessing my choice of words and story direction, cursing myself for not being a better student and having a larger more impressive, expansive vocabulary, I finally signed off on the book content for Paula Takes A Risk. (In my own defense the book with all of the million dollar words has already been written - its called the Dictionary. However, Webster's storyline is weak)
I added a pithy "About the Author" page.
A few months ago I selected, approved and licensed the cover art. Now were working on the pricing - There are a number of things to consider - page count, trim size - the fact that its fiction...humor....by a virtual unknown... it can be daunting. Sure, to me its a priceless treasure...
There are hard copy prices, softcopy, and ebooks.
There is one price from the publishers and another for SRP - then there is a difference in royalties based on where readers buy the book.
Im excited. I should be nervous about making these decisions - Will this decision make the difference between a well received book and one that sells copies only to my immediate family? Im not nervous, I am so thrilled. Paula Takes a Risk should be available in March 2012