5 Expert Secrets for Publishing Great Books

5 Expert Secrets for Publishing Great Books

Having helped authors sell over 7 million copies, David Chilton knows what it takes to make a great book.

Here are five of David's most impactful insights for writers and authors, gathered from his 30+ years in the book business. Enjoy!

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Design Elements All Authors Should Know

Design Elements All Authors Should Know

Learning the basics behind the visual language of book design has a myriad of benefits for authors, including helping you communicate what you’re looking for in your cover and understanding the choices your team makes when designing it.

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4 Reasons to Get Professional Book Cover Design

4 Reasons to Get Professional Book Cover Design

The arrival of eBooks and online bookstores means the purpose and benefit of a well-designed book cover has expanded further than ever before. To be effective, your cover needs to be doing many things at once - and that’s why it’s necessary to enlist the help of professionals.

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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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How to Choose the Right Book Cover Image

How to Choose the Right Book Cover Image

Finding the right image for the cover of your book can be a challenge for many authors. Our breakdown of all the technical, creative, and legal elements you need to consider will simplify the process and help ensure your vision is fully realized.

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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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A Guide to Self-Publishing Tools, Elements, & Terms

A Guide to Self-Publishing Tools, Elements, & Terms

We shine a light on the tools, elements and terms you need to know to communicate fluently during the book publishing process.

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