I just got some cover design action going and with just a few simple questions she made me realize I don't know anything, so naturally the first thing I did was run here like a child runs to mommy. She needs a page count, for the spine. I know the pages it has in the Doc file, but how do I convert that into a reasonably accurate paperback number? Obviously, I should get the story typeset for that number, but is there a quick and dirty way I can get a usable number now? Of course, she also needs the size of my book. What's the most common size? I'll just go with that. One of her requests was an author biography, which got me thinking. Is it odd to not to that? I mean... "Guy ran out of games to play and started writing stuff" doesn't make for a great bio.