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from The Write Life

Self-Publishing a Book? Here’s How to Create Your Cover

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from Now Novel

How to Create a Book Cover

from Artist Desiree East

how to create a new book cover for your altered art journal

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thewritingcafe: Do I get to design/pick my book cover?No. And this is why:Most writers are not trained in book cover design.Publishing houses have their own artists. These artists have access to other books that are being published around the same time as yours, so they know what’s already out there. Two books looking the same and being published around the same time is bad for marketing, shelving, and impressing.Most writers are not trained in marketing. The cover needs to draw in a…

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