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Judging a Book By Its Cover: Fall 2014 Releases

One of the most common questions I see during our Book Banter events is, “How much say does the author have about what the cover looks like?” or “How are covers designed?” Because of this, every season, I’ll post our upcoming book covers, along with a “sneak peak” inside Bethany House’s cover design process. 480 more words

Inside Bethany House

Playing around with Cover Designs - Which one is best?

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I’m back! After over a month away. Traveling eastern Europe and then a hop over the boarder. While I didn’t get much writing done I took some pretty inspirational photos which I will post up soon. 60 more words



Aussie booklovers, have you voted for your favourite book cover for 2014 in the Bookworld People’s Choice Awards? There are some fantastic covers (65 all up) to choose from in a range of different genres. 62 more words

Shout Outs

Books Covers and Artistic License

So Penguin UK decided to release Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as part of their classics line, in celebration of the book’s half-century (it first appeared in 1964). 716 more words

So, About That Cover: An Interview With an Author and His Cover Artist

We sat down with author Kyle West and cover artist Luke Atkinson to learn more about the adventure of getting a book cover designed. Here’s how it went: 1,248 more words

The Business Of Writing

Author Hibernation

Hello, real world! I hardly see you anymore…

My first beta draft came in last night and I’ve heard mutterings of more coming in at the end of this week. 309 more words


Free Self-Publishing Tools

Publicity Tip #46

Whether you need help designing a DIY cover to spec, are looking for guidance in formatting your manuscript, or are looking to generate a bar code for your book so you don’t have to pay someone to do it for you, this site is a great author/publicity tool: 280 more words