In this post, “5 Things Every Author Needs to Understand About Book Cover Design,” Brooke Warner talks about the importance of book cover design, including some of the points we discussed in the recent Wordherder meeting. Check it out!
Michelle Fairbanks designed the cover for Donelle Knudsen‘s book, Between Heartbeats. You can see Michelle’s portfolio, including pre-made book covers, at her website, Fresh Design.
Amanda C. Davis is a prolifically published short story author. She has both self-published her stories and contributed to anthologies. In her post, “The Total Beginner’s Guide to Submitting Short Fiction for Publication,” she offers tips for newbies on how to go about submitting your stories for publication. P.S. In addition to writing, Amanda also designs book covers. She offers both specially designed covers as well as stock covers that can be modified for your book.
As Guest Blogger on Writers in the Storm, Christopher Lentz offers perspective on book cover design in his post, Designing a Book Cover That Tells. What does your book cover tell potential readers? Learn the backward “6” pattern and how to telegraph the story’s key themes via images, colors and fonts.