Tag Archives: book cover design
Writing Fiction Tutotrial

Book Cover Design Video (Time Lapse)

One of the talented designers over at Ebook Launch posted a four-minute time-lapse video of the complete book cover design process (from selecting the stock images, fonts, Photoshop work, etc.).  It’s an amazing book cover design video to watch the designer start with a blank canvas (just as we writers start with a blank page) […]

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The Importance of Book Design

Great insight from Chip Kidd on book design. Although he focuses on print, it’s an important message. It’s very importnat to focus on your book formatting and cover. Send to Kindle

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Selling Books Takes Salesmanship

There is no doubt about it. Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing has changed the publishing world and revolutionized self publishing. Even one of the big old publishing houses, Simon & Schuster is crashing the self publishing party. Anyone can quickly have their book for sale on Amazon, but unlike Field Of Dreams, just because you publish […]

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Podcast for Fiction Writers

The Fictive Universe Podcast – Episode #3

 The new podcast for fiction writers is ready. The Fictive Universe Podcast, Episode #3 covers: The lastest update on my first fiction book, “The Asset”. The book cover design process for self published fiction writers. Good things happen when you meet other local writers, book publishing professionals, face-to-face.   Send to Kindle

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The Indie Author’s Guide to Book Cover Design

As a self published/indie author we have to be involved in every aspect of our book creation process. Including the book cover. The bad news, is that it can be a very frustrating process. Where do you even find book cover designers? And of course, it’s going to cost you some coin (a lot of […]

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