This past weekend I went to a local bookstore and purchased four magazines – Writer’s Digest, Writer’s Yearbook, Writer’s Digest Anniversary Issue, and The Writer. I found some great articles and terrific resources and links.
Reprinted from my blog on book cover design.
Part 1: It Should Only Take Five Minutes
“It shouldn’t take more than five minutes or so. I saw a web designer do it once.”
Kent Anderson works in scholarly publishing, runs the blog The Scholarly Kitchen, and writes the Johnny Denovo Mysteries under the pen name Andrew Kent.
I’ve always been a publishing person, from the time I spent studying copyright pages in books around age 8 to creating what still look like sophisticated magazines as an adolescent using only a typewriter, pen and ink drawings, and Scotch tape, then photocopying the resulting layouts.…