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The Title is:

Living Today, The Power of Now

This is the Description of this book:

What if you only had one day to live? The truth is, you only have one day to live and that day is today.

Today, and only today, you have the power of now, and it is strongest when you know that you are on the right path.

From Living Today, the Power of Now, discover how to:

  • To Focus awareness on the present moment.
  • Tips for obtaining fire starting focus
  • How to change bad habits to good habits
  • Create a Time and a Place to dream
  • Take Worry Out of Your Life
  • Learn How to Build on Past Experiences
  • How to Overcome Fear
  • How to Let Go of Regret
  • The value of forgiving yourself and others
  • And much more

Now Please Help Pick Out the Right Cover!

Cover A

 

Cover B

Cover C

Cover D

Cover E

Cover F

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Please Help Me Decide Which of These Three books to Use for the Cover of Sailing Under the Black Flag

One of the ways that an author can prepare her audience for an upcoming book is to encourage them to help choose the book cover. I showed these covers to my friends and family on Facebook. I thought I would have four but it looks as though my friends and family on Facebook narrowed it down to two Which one of these two books do you prefer?

Book cover A

Book cover A

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Book Cover B

 

Book Cover 3

Book Cover 3

Draft Written Description

Another thing that an author can do to get her fans involved in the prelaunch is to ask what they think of descriptions. Here’s my first attempt at writing this book’s description. Perhaps it can help the audience decide which photo better fits the story.

 

Young Jonathan Mayford wants to join the Patriot Cause because he wants to prove that he’s a man. Much to his parents’ misgivings, they allow him to join his father’s privateer, the American Elizabeth.
He learns, however, that it’s not fighting in the war that will prove his manhood.
Jonathan befriends an old sea cook, Finis Henderson who teaches him about the sea. He also becomes friends with a young African American boy named James Forten.
James Forten, though born a freedman did not know what being free was really all about until he experienced the freedom upon a privateer. He also did not know realize how treacherous slavery was until he saw individuals of his own color in chains.
The relationship that took him from boyhood to manhood however began when he met the red-headed Lowri Howell, a girl of noble Welsh blood.  He dreamed of the day that he would become worthy of her affections. He hoped that by winning this war, he might have a chance at capturing, what he considered, the greatest prize of all

 

What do you think? How can I improve the description? I know most haven’t read the book, but do you get an idea of what the story is about from this description? Why would you pick this book up? Just as important, is Why wouldn’t you?

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Donna Brown is pastor at Faith in God Church  1 1/2 miles south of Brandsville, Missouri on Hwy 63. Sunday services are at 10 am and Wednesday night Bible Study at 6:30 pm.   As Author Cygnet Brown, she  has recently published her first nonfiction book: Simply Vegetable Gardening: Simple Organic Gardening Tips for the Beginning Gardener

She is also the author of historical fiction series The Locket Saga. which includes When God Turned His Head and Soldiers Don’t Cry, the Locket Saga Continues, and most recently, A Coward’s Solace, Book III of the Locket Saga

Her most recent publication were two booklets Help From Kelp and Using Diatomaceous Earth Around the House and Yard. Available in paperback

.For more information about Cygnet Brown and her book, check out her website at http://www.cygnetbrow.com .


Please Help Make A Coward’s Solace the Best It Can Be!

The manuscript of my book A Coward’s Solace is with my first beta reader, but that is not to say that the book is anywhere close to ready to publish for the public.Writing a self-published novel does not end with getting a finished manuscript.  I still have to decide on a blurb for the back of the book, rewrite my bio and there’s the final cover design to choose. Would you help me choose the best cover?

 

 

Based only on these cover designs, which one would you most likely pick up to read?

Based only on these cover designs, which one would you most likely pick up to read?

 

                  Click here to vote for your favorite bookcover for A Coward’s Solace!

 

 

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Cygnet Brown has recently published her first nonfiction book: Simply Vegetable Gardening: Simple Organic Gardening Tips for the Beginning Gardener

She is also the author of historical fiction series The Locket Saga. Her upcoming book A Coward’s Solace will be available soon. For info on how you can get books by Cygnet Brown, and follow her click on this link..

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