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Just Because My Publisher Did Something Cool

There are a lot of reasons (many of them noble) to buy ebooks — saving trees, saving the ozone, lower cost — but here’s a new one: saving democracy.

There’s a big push on to buy ebooks instead of print books to…[Read More]

September 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to Create a Great Title and Eye-Catching Cover

A few decades ago, most book covers were a solid color with a standard font and a title that almost always told you nothing about what was inside if you didn’t already know. Those days are long gone. Today, we judge book by their covers in a nanosecond, so your cover not only has to stand-out as a thumbnail image, it has to hold a potential reader’s attention for five seconds or more, and have a title that is alluring and able to be listed on page one in Amazon’s search engine.

That’s a lot to cram into one image and three to ten words

So, how do you do it?

Below are

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment