April 1, 2022
Looking for stock photos for romance, science fiction, fantasy, thriller, mystery, contemporary or any other genre? Find them here.
August 17, 2022
Have you searched Amazon for something to read and been smacked in the face by badly Photoshopped covers? Seen book covers so muddy they're an indistinguishable mess? Wondered if your favorite author is being held hostage by an evil book cover designer?
February 10, 2020
This post by Kathryn Rosa Miller is a fantastic, in-depth look at the process of designing a book cover, from developing the initial concept to final […]
October 5, 2019
What makes a book cover look professional, besides 10 years of graphic design experience? Here are 7 mistakes that amateurs make when creating book covers. All […]
August 21, 2019
I’m taking a few days off from book cover-related doings because we lost our elderly ladycat this week. I shall simply point you to my Pinterest […]
August 14, 2019
This week, I point out a few good galleries of stock photos for fantasy book covers. Some of these photos may require a bit of Photoshop […]
August 6, 2019
I’d like to know what you guys want to know! Drop a comment below, or if you’d rather remain anonymous, here’s a Google form that doesn’t […]
July 31, 2019
Here's my spreadsheet of vendors of stock photos for book covers, along with notes on costs, genres, and licenses. You're welcome.
July 24, 2019
Got a science fiction book to market? Slap a spaceship on that there cover and boot it out the door! The rubes will eat it up! […]
July 17, 2019
The conclusion of a walkthrough of my process in creating a fantasy book cover illustration for a novel by Sherwood Smith.