Cameron Chapman

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Book Cover Design Awards — Winter 2023/2024 Edition

Book Cover Design Awards — Winter 2023/2024 Edition

Welcome back to the third new edition of the book cover design awards. In the early days of The Book Designer, Joel Friedlander used to present monthly book cover design awards and we’re resurrecting the series (on a quarterly basis for now) to bring attention to some...

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Book Cover Design Awards — Autumn 2023 Edition

Book Cover Design Awards — Autumn 2023 Edition

Welcome back to the second (new) edition of the book cover design awards. In the early days of The Book Designer, Joel Friedlander used to present monthly book cover design awards and we’re resurrecting the series (on a quarterly basis for now) to bring attention to...

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Magnolia Parks: New Book Covers Spark Controversy Among Fans

Magnolia Parks: New Book Covers Spark Controversy Among Fans

If you’ve spent any time on BookTok, you’ve likely come across the Magnolia Parks series by Jessa Hastings. And if you’ve looked any deeper at the series there, you’ve almost certainly seen videos talking about the change in book covers when Hastings signed with a...

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Using Real People in Your Writing: The Tricks and Traps

Using Real People in Your Writing: The Tricks and Traps

Do you ever worry about using real people in your writing? Fiction writers often worry about using real people’s names. Even memoirists and nonfiction writers identify people by name and worry about the ramifications. Can writers model characters after real people and...

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