Taking Stock: How and Where to Find Images for Your Book Cover

Taking Stock: How and Where to Find Images for Your Book Cover

Stock images provide the starting point from which your designer can create imaginative and innovative cover designs, at little or no cost to you.

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The Subtle Art of Typography

The Subtle Art of Typography

Typography is the point at which design and language meet; it affects the ease with which your book is read, drastically impacts legibility, and, if done incorrectly, can throw a cover design quickly off balance. The brilliance of typographic design is that the better it’s been done, the less you and your readers will even notice.

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4 Common Self-Publishing Stumbling Blocks

4 Common Self-Publishing Stumbling Blocks

Ready to dive into the world of self-publishing? Familiarize yourself with these four common stumbling blocks of self-publishing and get a head start on your journey. Awareness of what's to come will help you determine your goals, create a timeline, and highlight some areas you may wish to investigate further.

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The Anatomy of an Effective Book Cover

The Anatomy of an Effective Book Cover

Well-written, compelling content makes up the body and soul of your book, but its cover design is comparable to getting dressed; it immediately allows potential readers to experience your story’s personality. An effective book cover propels readers to learn what’s inside.

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Romance Novel Cover Designing

Romance Novel Cover Designing

A successful Romance cover can go down smoothly like milk chocolate... if the ingredients are right. In order to be a successful hit on the bookshelves, every romance cover needs: the right imagery, the perfect colour combination, and the proper dusting of typography.

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