Tips for good ebook covers: general rules

Tips for good ebook covers: general rules

Every format has its own characteristics. Apart from the size, to design a cover for a paperback book is quite different than to do it for an ebook. Not only paper-book covers are seen – by all of us – in colors, while on our ebook reader we see them in...
Ebook Cover Size Specifications

Ebook Cover Size Specifications

Respecting ebook cover size specifications is essential. Unfortunately, many judge books by their covers. Sure enough, research has shown that the impression made by a cover has a direct impact on whether or not the book sells. This is particularly problematic for...
Ebook cover design awards

Ebook cover design awards

On a monthly basis, The Book Designer website hosts a competition to give ebook cover design awards. Hundreds of authors submit their work for evaluation every month, suggesting there is something to be said, whether to learn from the success or failings of others or...
Storytelling: what is it for?

Storytelling: what is it for?

Everybody can understand that telling a great story has such a magnetic effect on the people, since the beginning of history. But nowadays there is also a special need in business to do so. We are all constantly bombarded by information, and a story that speaks by...
Book Covers Clichés: general rules

Book Covers Clichés: general rules

When you design your cover it can occur you fall into some clichés, which can be images, colours, backgrounds that are used in most of the covers for some topic. Although it’s absolutely normal, you have to recognize the clichés and avoid them as much as...
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