Dave Chesson explains that the best book covers are more than just attractive adornments to the books we love. They also offer ideas and inspiration we can use to guide our own work.
Nothing can replace the experience of reading a print book. The smell, the paper feel, and even the book cover design all contribute that little something extra that ebooks — despite their best intentions — fall short on.
Who should self-published authors turn to for guidance and feedback when it comes to giving away free books and book covers?
Annual review of the winners of the e-Book Cover Design Awards for 2015.
Book Cover Design Behind the Scenes by Dane Low shows behind the scenes of a book cover design through the entire process from photo selection, photo manipulation, font choice to the completed concept.
5 Keys to Book Cover Success by Judy Probus offers tips to self-published authors for success book cover design.
Self-Publishing: The Scenic Route by Eileen Goudge describes a traditionally published author’s transition to self-publishing for her latest book.
Do you know who owns your book cover? by Helen Sedwick explains what self-published authors need to know about their book cover design ownership rights and how to avoid having look-alike covers for their books.
Using Freelancer Contests for Your eBook Covers by Greg Strandberg explains how to set up an ebook cover design contest through Freelancer and why self-published authors should considering Freelancer contests for their ebook covers.
The Book Designer on the Road at the Central Coast Writer’s Conference regarding presentations about how to do your book launch and book cover design basics