In The Author’s Guide to Cover Design, Stuart Bache shares ways of making your cover look like a bestseller, teaches the design principles behind concept creation and gives you plenty of tips, tricks, and advice to give your book the best first impression possible.
With this guide you will learn how to get the very best out of your book cover. From writing the perfect brief and why familiarity theory is so important, to creating ideas yourself and preparing your files for ebook and paperback.
This book is not only a guide to cover design, it is an essential tool in your journey to becoming a successful author.
About the Author
With well over a decade of experience in both traditional and independent publishing, Stuart Bache started his career as a Junior Designer for Hodder & Stoughton, worked as Senior Designer for Puffin Books and HarperCollins, and was Art Director of Oneworld Publications. He has worked across every major genre for a whole host of publishers and authors, including Mark Dawson, Stephen King, John le Carré, S. K. Tremayne and the Tolkien Estate. Stuart is now the Art Director and founder of Books Covered, where he continues to create market-leading book covers for authors, agents and publishers.