Posted on 02/20/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Very few of us are immune to the allure of a quick fix, while also understanding how rare a truly effective one is. So,...

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Posted on 02/12/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last summer, we were thrilled to see that Millennials were actually being credited with saving something — book-co...

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Posted on 01/24/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When you spend the money on professional help, you certainly want to maximize the benefits of that experience. Writer&rs...

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Posted on 12/18/2018 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Whether you design your own covers or hire someone else, stock photos are likely to be involved. And in either of those...

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Posted on 12/12/2018 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary Hub surveyed twenty-seven book designers to find out what their favorite covers of the year were. Their respons...

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Posted on 11/10/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stuart Bache went on Joanna Penn’s podcast recently to do what was essentially Cover Design 201. Bache worked as a...

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Posted on 11/04/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In a perfect world, you’d have the funds to hire a professional designer to create the cover of your book. In a ne...

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Posted on 08/27/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Say you’ve decided that yes, you need to hire a professional cover artist. (Good choice.) Then what? Author Bronwy...

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Posted on 08/16/2018 at 12:23 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Designing a cover isn’t easy — hence why we recommend that authors hire a professional. That isn’t to...

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Posted on 07/13/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Like it or not, we make quality judgments based on appearances. In regards to books, that goes beyond the design of the...

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