How does a book cover look in the early stages?

You’ve been waiting for it all week… the first visual concepts from your book cover designer… and they’re going to be AH-MA-ZING. You’ve seen everything else they’ve done and this is just going to be the icing on the cake.

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How does a book cover look in the early stages?

You’ve been waiting for it all week… the first visual concepts from your book cover designer… and they’re going to be AH-MA-ZING. You’ve seen everything else they’ve done and this is just going to be the icing on the cake.

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Are book cover designers working for readers or authors?

When I started designing I thought I knew everything. I thought I knew more than the author’s that I worked with, and I was the bees knees. But… with experience comes knowledge. The more I understand, the more I realise

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Are book cover designers working for readers or authors?

When I started designing I thought I knew everything. I thought I knew more than the author’s that I worked with, and I was the bees knees. But… with experience comes knowledge. The more I understand, the more I realise

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10 Frequently Asked Questions About The Book Design Process (by authors I’ve worked with)

When it comes to what author’s want to know there are some reoccurring themes. I’ll sum up the top 10 questions about the book cover design process that have been most asked by my clients so that you might have

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10 Frequently Asked Questions About The Book Design Process (by authors I’ve worked with)

When it comes to what author’s want to know there are some reoccurring themes. I’ll sum up the top 10 questions about the book cover design process that have been most asked by my clients so that you might have

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My top 10 favourite book covers

I want to share with you my top 10 favourite book covers. This list always changes but there are a few which have remained on there for a long time. No deep explanation. Just simply look, and stare, at their

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My top 10 favourite book covers

I want to share with you my top 10 favourite book covers. This list always changes but there are a few which have remained on there for a long time. No deep explanation. Just simply look, and stare, at their

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How to let go of fear and self-publish anyway

Self-publishing is such a huge feat from beginning to end that it’s easy to surrender to your fear and put the project aside until you feel like you could face it again. If that ever happens. So how do we

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How to let go of fear and self-publish anyway

Self-publishing is such a huge feat from beginning to end that it’s easy to surrender to your fear and put the project aside until you feel like you could face it again. If that ever happens. So how do we

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How to set goals for your self-publishing career in 4 steps

As an author you’ve probably thought a lot about your success as a published author. But have you planned for it? Have you told yourself how you’re going to get there? The clearer your goals, the faster and easier it

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How to set goals for your self-publishing career in 4 steps

As an author you’ve probably thought a lot about your success as a published author. But have you planned for it? Have you told yourself how you’re going to get there? The clearer your goals, the faster and easier it

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George Orwell’s 42 different covers for 1984

As a self-published author changing your book cover for your ebook or paperaback can be daunting. You don’t have anyone to really compare yourself against; how often have the best sellers changed their covers? If the cover works and the

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George Orwell’s 42 different covers for 1984

As a self-published author changing your book cover for your ebook or paperaback can be daunting. You don’t have anyone to really compare yourself against; how often have the best sellers changed their covers? If the cover works and the

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When Should You Organize Your Book Cover Designer?

You’ve got to organize editing, formatting, design and marketing and all in a schedule that will mean a timely publishing release. So how do you organize your time so your eBook comes together perfectly? When producing a book, what publishing

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When Should You Organize Your Book Cover Designer?

You’ve got to organize editing, formatting, design and marketing and all in a schedule that will mean a timely publishing release. So how do you organize your time so your eBook comes together perfectly? When producing a book, what publishing

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Pen name vs Real name: Using it When Hiring a Professional Service Provider

Pseudonyms act as a shield, a categorizer and alternate persona. Because we spend so much time writing and promoting ourselves as that person it’s normal to introduce ourselves under our second name. When hiring professionals who will work with you

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Pen name vs Real name: Using it When Hiring a Professional Service Provider

Pseudonyms act as a shield, a categorizer and alternate persona. Because we spend so much time writing and promoting ourselves as that person it’s normal to introduce ourselves under our second name. When hiring professionals who will work with you

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Are you a writer or an authorprenuer?

When a writer decides to self-publish, it’s a golden moment. Full of hope, inspiration, determination and drive. But it’s also likely at that moment they don’t realise they’ve just committed themselves to running a business. A business that takes patience

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Are you a writer or an authorprenuer?

When a writer decides to self-publish, it’s a golden moment. Full of hope, inspiration, determination and drive. But it’s also likely at that moment they don’t realise they’ve just committed themselves to running a business. A business that takes patience

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