Can I use stock photos for a book cover? Yes. Yes you can. But they come with their own challenges. Find out what to watch out for in this look at some stock imagery pitfalls and problems.
How big is a book cover? What size book cover does Amazon need? What size are paperback book covers? These are all good questions. Find out the answers in this handy guide to book cover sizes.
What is an ISBN? Why do I need one? Find out all about the long number that needs to appear on the back of your book, and why it's so important.
I am self-publishing a book. But who is the publisher and why does it matter? This article will answer your questions.
Arguably, it is there to stop you spilling tea on the words inside. But all too often a cover can be a barrier not just to tea, but to your book's success.
With two new books hitting shop shelves with my illustrations on the front, find out more about the cover creation process.
Find out how the wrong typeface can ruin a design, and what to watch out for when picking your next font.
Think of a book. Any book. What does it look like? Can you tell me what is on the cover? In this Journal entry we explore why books change their covers and why it is important.
Read about my resources for authors wondering where to turn for help with their book cover design. See my top tips and examples of how I can help design a cover by which your book can properly be judged.