Oftentimes, authors and readers have no idea the thought process and research that goes into a book cover design. So today I thought I'd share one of my favorite book cover designs and how me and my author landed on the design that we did.Read More
The design of a book cover takes a LOT of thought. Why? Because it matters. It's the face of the writing inside of it—so it better be SPOT ON. After you read through the previous blog post I did on book cover design and figure out the direction you need to take for your book, you're probably wondering how to actually design it!
I recommend Photoshop and/or InDesign, but Apple Pages is a really great, inexpensive alternative. Both tutorials are included in this blog post, so just scroll until you find the one you need!Read More
Often times, SO MUCH goes into the writing of a book, that authors overlook the importance of a well-designed cover that represents their hard work. Your book cover is an extension of who you are as an author—it's a piece of your brand.
Your book cover is the FACE of your story. It's what your readers see, what gives them an impression, and what instantly tells them whether or not they might be interested in it. Book covers matter, and I want to help you navigate the design of it.Read More