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 10/23/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s hard enough to persuade readers to undertake classic novels. So it makes you wonder why Wordsworth Classics c...

Posted on 09/24/2018 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Chip Kidd has left his mark on more than one well-known book, but Vulture in particular appreciates his work on Haruki M...

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Posted on 08/29/2018 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Hey, bookstagrammers, pat yourselves on the back — you might’ve saved the art of cover design! Ebooks,...

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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Posted on 06/29/2018 at 08:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When illustrator Brian Selznick was asked to design the twentieth-anniversary covers for the Harry Potter series, his fi...

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Posted on 06/07/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors can work some marketing magic with visuals in ways beyond a snazzy cover. Dr. Rachele Baker, a veterinarian, aut...

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