Book Publishing Industry

Book Cover Design Trends 2017

Everyone knows the old saying, “don’t judge a book by its cover”. While the quote is a metaphor that relates to human emotions, it doesn’t work too well in a literal sense. A book, regardless of how well-written it could be, will never be read unless it attracts a reader’s attention. Book cover designs have become a fashionable thing. From simplistic calligraphy to quirky design patterns, book covers are getting ...

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Iconic book covers that inspired a generation

9 Iconic Book Covers That Inspired A Generation

“Never judge a book by its cover.” This is a well known and often preached about proverb. While we may or may not follow this for deeper aspects, most of us are guilty of judging a book by its cover when we see it for the first time.When at a bookstore, most of us consciously or unconsciously single out books that have catchy covers, quirky titles and/or intriguing taglines. Books ...

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5 Book Cover Mistakes Every Indie Author Makes

  Okay, there's no debating on this one – people do judge a book by its cover! If you've published a book already and wondering why your book hasn't sold volumes in the market, most probably your cover was too bad to be picked up. Before readers could get to reading blurb, bio and table of contents, they first look at the cover. Book cover is of prime importance and here, ...

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Writing a captivating Cover Copy

The importance of an attractive cover design cannot be overstated. The cover design will attract the reader to pick up your book from the stand. However, the next thing they will do is flip it over. No matter how attractive your design is, the content at the back of your book is what will convince them to buy your book. So now, what does a captivating back cover need? BLURB: This is the ...

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Book Cover-design Inspiration

Our last post covered some of the basics on designing an effective book cover and this post will explore the aspects of designing a book-cover further. Here are some of the things you need to know: Book Cover-design: How to do it Right Take Inspiration from other Books and Authors This is one of the very first things you should do. Have a look at some of the books of other authors of ...

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Essential Book Cover-design Tips

We have to be honest about two things as far as book publishing is concerned: People do judge a book by its cover. A lot of great books are turned down by readers because of poor cover-design. We cannot deny the fact that people open to reading all kinds of books pick up those that have a well-designed cover. In my experience, I've seen a few authors who overlook the fact ...

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