Annual review of the winners of the e-Book Cover Design Awards for 2015.
Can Fonts Make or Break Your Author Branding? looks at local election signs to see what effect font choices can have on author branding.
Confessions of a Drop-Shadow Addict describes the use–and overuse–of the special effect that makes type or objects appear to hover over a background
Book Design: 6 Variations on Drop-Cap Typography describes different methods to add decoration to book chapter openings
Book Design: Don’t Get Confused By Typeface Point Sizes discusses the role of proportion and x-height in relation to book typography
e-Book Cover Design Awards, September 2011 Part 2
Monthly e-Book Cover Design Awards aim to help authors create better e-book covers by showing examples submitted by readers.
Book Design for Self-Publishers: Workflow, Interior Design Stage including creating page elements, selecting typefaces to use in the book, and more
4 Top Book Formatting Mistakes to Avoid and why they create problems in your book. Including the wrong way to space text, to import copy, and to style it.
Case Study: History of a 19th Century Sea Captain, H.H. Buhne by Marvin Shepherd, Georgie Press. With original documents in an outstanding self-published book.