Drumroll please…

When I decided to self-publish my debut novel, In the Fool’s Footsteps, I challenged myself to spend as little money as possible on the venture. That’s partly because I have limited funds and partly because I love a challenge. I have publishing work experience and thus the skills to design and format the digital and hard copy versions. I also expect that my marketing and event planning work experience will come in handy.

Although I have an eye for and some training in page layout, I am smart enough to recognize my own limits. That’s why the cover art is the one area I decided to make a financial investment. I commissioned Matthew Marigold to photograph and design my cover. I just got the first mock-up yesterday and I couldn’t be happier with the results.

Cover art by Matthew Marigold

In the Fool’s Footsteps will be available for purchase on Amazon on June 1, 2012.



  1. lailainfoglyphs said,

    May 10, 2012 at 9:54 am

    LOVE IT!!!!

  2. P. Taylor said,

    May 10, 2012 at 10:20 am

    Great job! The picture fits the title like the saying: Walk in my shoes.

  3. Sheri said,

    May 10, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    So I obviously know that you are doing this, but until I scrolled down that picture and saw your name in huge letters, it never really hit me that you truly are doing this. WOW!!! I can only imagine how you are feeling.
    How very cool to be fulfilling such a dream of yours!!!!

  4. Liz said,

    May 11, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    I think it is wonderful. Nice work Matt – great choice Karen!

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