Book Cover Design Symposium in Your Inbox. The monthly email from Goodreads, the social reading site, reveals conventions in book cover design in each genre.
Self-Publishing Bang for the Buck means no matter what, you should get your book edited and hire a book cover designer to prepare your book for the market.
Lessons From a Do-It-Yourself Book Cover Designer by Will Entrekin, how he designed the covers for his first three books, and got an education along the way
Book Design Case Study: Short Stories by Erika Dreifus. Interior and cover design for a book of sensitive and literary stories featuring Holocaust survivors.
Lightning Source, Inc., the print on demand supplier that’s a division of Ingram Book Company, is arguably the biggest supplier of digital books to the publishing trade. They are used by many traditional publishers, and by competitive self-publishers who want to make use of Ingram’s distribution channels. One of the really neat features of their […]
Book Design That Sells: Tips for Self-Publishers. An excerpt of an interview with Laura Cross
Joanna Penn: Crowdsourcing Your Book Cover Design. On her blog, the author gets her readers to help decide on the final cover design for her novel, Pentecost from among the final group of choices
Cover Design Tips for Self-Publishers include avoiding white backgrounds, reducing your cover to see if it’s readable, and other practical suggestions, such as avoiding script typefaces, how to find photos to use on your book cover, and a list of resources for self-publishers creating their own book covers.
The cover and interior design of a self-help book by a life coach is shown in sample cover and interior design to follow the design process. Mark Susnow worked for almost a year to bring Dancing on the River into production, and the result shows the work that went into it.