June 30, 2015
Rusty chain link


Here's an article on avoiding bad stock photos

June 22, 2015
Top Gun Tiger by Zoe Chant

Designing a Series Look: Zoe Chant Part II

In last week's post, I talked about being commissioned to create a cover template for Zoe Chant's paranormal shifter romances, her requirements, and researching her genre. As a prolific writer, she would be using several designers to create her covers, and needed a template that she could give to each designer to make sure that all her books looked like Zoe Chant books.

June 15, 2015
Firefighter Sea Dragon by Zoe Chant.

Designing a Series Look: Zoe Chant, Part I

If you're publishing a series, you want readers to identify books at a glance as belonging to that series. This is a bit easier to do if you've got one designer doing all the covers, but what if you've got more than one?

June 10, 2015

Links: “The Art and Business of Book Covers”

Today the Longreads Blog features seven articles about book covers.