Distract and Attract. The first part of your self-publishing sales start with the book cover… Are you a cliché, a twist or do you need a facelift?
Ready-to-go Self-Publishing Design Templates Not only have we made the process of formatting your ebook easier, we’ve included an entire package to help you create your eBook, print Book, and Book Cover – all pre-designed and ready-to-go. Each Design Package includes: Pre-styled and formatted Word Template (.dot) (or Open Office file) Pre-styled and formatted 5″ […]
When it comes to any design, choosing the right colors is just as important as the font or photo. But every color evokes a different emotional response. Knowing what color combination work well together is half the battle of book cover design.
The Secret to Good Book Design, Production and Layout is knowing what works and what doesn’t. Though there are volumes that I could write on the principles of good design, that is not the purpose of this post. Most people in the publishing industry believe that a good book cover design is a book’s number […]
No matter the business service offered, there will always be scams and flimflam artists. Fortunately, not everyone is unethical. Unfortunately, there are many unethical publishers that prey upon the ignorant and the emotional desire for success. If planning to self-publish, do a little research first to avoid becoming disillusioned and taken. What to Look for. […]
An informative, tongue-in-cheek list of what to do if you WANT bookstores to NOT carry your book — something every writer desires, right?
More often than not, the topic of your book helps determine the color theme. For example, a book on babies or weddings use whites or soft pastels; murder mysteries may include red or black; boating, oceans and space science themes utilize blues, blacks or even green.