Posted on 02/24/2021 at 11:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
We’ve been pretty emphatic at Fussy that authors are best served by having a professional design their book covers, with very few exceptions.
David Gaughran is here not just to back us up, but to also provide tips on how to find more affordable (yet not DIY) covers if your budget is tight.
His guide to helping create a book cover that sells includes advice on how to create a communicate a vision for that professional and all the individual components of the cover that you should pay attention to.
(Special side note: if you’ve ever found yourself uncomfortable about picking comparable titles/authors in the process of marketing, he has a reassuring mental reset for you on that matter.)
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