Everyone knows a book cover is one of the most important parts of your marketing. But what does it really take to create a good cover, an on-genre cover? That's what Alliance of Independent Authors partner member, Jessica Bell takes over the blog today as she explains what is working in 2022.
When you're so close to your book, sometimes you need to "murder your darlings" in the cover design process, as well as in the writing of it. Check this handy list to make sure you're not guilty of any of eight common pet hates in the covers of your books.
Meet Jessica Bell, a multi-talented artist who creates unique, best-selling book covers.
In today's Beginner's Self-Publishing podcast Michael and Jay discuss the different elements you should consider in the eBook design process, and your author role. We also let you know how to find and work with a professional cover designer.
Seek out the designer whose work appeals to you personally. At the bookstore Researching in a bookstore is my favorite…