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Sunny_the_skeptic

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Yes...but... No authors get to completely dictate the cover.

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Sukiesnow Sukiesnow

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but the author selects the title even though people do not choose their own names (in most situations). things even out

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Wunderscore OP

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The author selects the title but it generally get overridden by the editor.

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Sukiesnow Sukiesnow

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Well then I guess that's why people aren't books and why this is figurative language rather than literal, yeah?

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Wunderscore OP

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I'm self-published. I had full control over the covers of my books.

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BlindMist BlindMist

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You can have a book printed for a measly couple of hundred anywhere.

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Sukiesnow Sukiesnow

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But good for you. It must be a delight to see what you're written in print.

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Sukiesnow Sukiesnow

Slovenly is as slovenly appears to be

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I'm not sure if people can objectively judge their own work since we tend to be either overcritical or too soft on ourselves. Publishers on the other hand have power over you since you're dependent on them.

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