All my i’s have been dotted and all my t’s have been crossed.
I have wiggled and jiggled the words to fit on the pages the way I think they should.
I have finagled and cajoled the images to sit pretty and centered.
And now I have the book cover done!
This is what a book cover looks like before it covers your book.
Everything gets sent to the printers today; hopefully I’ll have the proof copy back by next week.
Sometimes, you have to think a long time about something before you figure it out.
Other times, poof, something just pops into your head, and that’s the way it is and you don’t have to do any more thinking about it.
That’s what happened with Harold, he just poofed into my head. Done and done, as some grownups say.
Harold, the curious, wondering, sneaker-tripping kid
Harold poofed into my head, the Wimple-Dimple Dimmer-Wimmer poofed into my head, even Jerome, Harold’s best friend, poofed into my head.
Of course, figuring out what to do with them, well, that took a while…