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Publish Your Purpose: An Author’s Journey


Mar 18, 2018

Welcome to episode 20 of Publish Your Purpose: An Author’s Journey.

In this episode we cover –

  • The ins and outs of cover designs and what to consider.
  • Pros and Cons of 99 Designs
  • The Amazingly talented Lisa Knight has joined Team PYP
  • The unique relationship between an Author and Designer
  • Accountability + Collaboration = Brilliant Beauty
  • Working with a designer and the importance of flexibility
  • It’s not just the Cover, it’s the spine and back as equally important
  • Bottom line:  This is the Fun Stuff, relish in the moment.


Jenn and Mark have volunteered and donated their time. If you’d like to support the show on Patreon you can do so for just a couple of dollars a month, which is less than a cup of coffee! Your contribution will help with the hosting and transcription of the show. Support us on Patreon at Patreon.com/PublishYourPurpose.The Publish Your Purpose Podcast: An Author’s Journey features the unique relationship between an author and their publisher. This podcast follows author, Mark David Gibson, through the publishing process of his memoir “Served in Silence.” Alongside him you’ll hear from Publish Your Purpose Press Founder and CEO, Jenn T. Grace, as she navigates Mark through this journey. This authentic, empathetic, and at times comedic duo will take you on the journey from having an idea in your head to holding a book in your hands. You’ll go through all of the emotional ups and downs with Mark as this podcast covers his experience in real time. You’ll learn how to be better prepared when you set out to write your story. Whether you are writing a memoir or any non-fiction where a piece of your story is shared, you’ll be better equipped for success after having listened to this show.

Music provided in this episode was provided by www.bensound.com.