Readers do judge books by their covers. It’s difficult to judge our covers, but we can use split testing data to find the cover our readers will like best.
You have finally finished the manuscript for your first book. Florence Osmund explains almost everything you need to know about working with editors.
Here’s how to create a print-ready PDF version of your book for print, set to the proper trim size for your book project.
Book cover design never stands still. The purpose of a book cover is to catch the eye, attract readers and make a particular book stand out on the shelves.
Publishing has changed in so many ways during my time as a book designer, but one thing remains the same: the basics of good book design and layout.
Is it time to let go of the digital past and embrace the analog future? Not just any analog future, but the digital analog future.
As a novelist, do you dive right in, or do you use “how to” guides to get you to The End? Do you write your own elevator pitch as a story planning tool?
There are many strategies and tools an author can use when launching a book, but one of the most powerful resources to leverage is a Street Team.
Since bringing our Contributing Writers on board, I’ve been amazed at the great content they continue to contribute here week after week. And also amazed at the way readers have engaged with that content. Now I’ve got another treat in store for you. My friend and colleague, Lee Foster is joining The Book Designer as […]
Authors should go change their Createspace passwords immediately — and while they’re at it, they should also double check their payment details.