Tag: book cover design

Working with book cover designers: how to get it right (interview).

May 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Working with book cover designers: how to get it right (interview).

Today, we’re looking at cover design today — everything from common mistakes authors make to how to have a good relationship with your designer and get what you need from them. The cover is often said to be the most important part of the book package, and readers do often judge a book by its cover. The interview is with cover designer Rebekah Haskell. She created Vivid Covers, a cover design service that specializes in sci-fi and fantasy, and she’s also the author of the recently released Cover Your Book: An Author’s Guide to Working with a Designer to Maximize your Sales.

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The art of book cover design.

February 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
The art of book cover design.

Book cover designer Stuart Bache has illustrated covers for authors such as John Le Carre and Stephen King, as well as many others. Stuart Bache talks about a new course he has put together to help authors design their own professional-looking book covers. He gets into why book covers matter so much; considering genre when designing a book cover, and mistakes authors make when they consider book covers.

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