Tagged: book covers

Book Truthiness Time Does Your Book Cover Soar … or Does It Suck?

Book Truthiness Time  Does Your Book Cover Soar … or Does It Suck?

Why authors think that they DIY cover will be “the one” has always amused me. In the old days, when an author would proudly reveal his or her newly birthed book … I would verbally support them and encourage. The conversation I would be having in my head may have had a totally different dialogue.
Today, I no longer keep my thoughts within if I’m asked for my opinion. The author gets it—sometimes glowing; sometimes with …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas September 5

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas September 5

 
 
Covers  and ISBNs are critical … what are the “differences” in the self-publishing markets and the indie publishing markets is the inclusion of the LCCN–the Library of Congress Number. If you want your book in the library, you best apply for one before publication and include it on your copyright page. Here are your tips this week:
In deciding on a style or type of coverGet to a brick and mortar bookstore. First, go to the …

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Is Your Book Spine and Cover a Tesla or a Trike?

Is Your Book Spine and Cover a Tesla or a Trike?

It’s always wise to “get” which book covers are hot, which are cold, and which just drip and limp along. You have an assignment to get your tush to your favorite brick and mortar book store. If you don’t have one, adopt one immediately. It will be good for you and your book. You are going to do an onsite test for your cover. Wouldn’t you want to have the Tesla’s of book covers or would …

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