In May and June this year, I had the very interesting experience of getting a book cover designed.
Why did I decide to do this? Well, at the time I had almost completely made up my mind to go down the self-publishing route and I knew that, if I was going to put any money into that venture, it had to go on the book cover. The cover is the first thing a reader sees and, regardless of the old adage, it matters a whole lot:
1) If a book’s cover looks cheap or poorly produced, that will turn the reader off from the outset, leading them to think that Continue reading