A quick list for authors: from a graphic designer’s point of view

This article, “A quick list for authors” was originally published on the St. Louis Publishers Association website, addressing book design. slpa.memberlodge.com/blog?mode=PostView&bmi=906763 I’m a graphic designer. You’re an author. Your manuscript is ready for layout . . . or is it?  
Here’s a list of tips and mistakes to avoid. 1. Your manuscript • Can you…