Tips and talk about the design of self-published books.
I’m using one of Joel’s great new book design templates, Premise, to self-publish through CreateSpace. I am loving the way it looks. Here’s a screenshot:
I have a question. Would this look any better if it was done with InDesign vs. MS…[Read more]
Hello everyone, We’re glad to join this group. We just started a boutique design house (based in LA) for gorgeous eBook covers to support self-published authors. (An invitation!) If you are a self-published or independent author, keep reading, we have something to offer you: The What? To celebrate its launch, a boutique LA-based design house [...]
I’d like to submit my book The Joy Of Grill Pizza for a design review. There should be a LOT of fodder for a very instructive review, because there are color photos on every page and, I’m sure, many, many design high crimes and misdemeanors. Much, much room for improvement.
Please let me know how to submit files.
I am not a designer, but have discovered with my first self-published mystery, Maids of Misfortune, that my cover is my biggest marketing tool. I was lucky to have found a good designer, who listened to what I wanted for a reasonable price. If anyone is interested in checking out my cover, and what went into it, I have blogged about this…[Read more]
Just a note that I’ve just uploaded the most recent Self-Published Design Review today, and I’m sure it will get through moderation very soon. It’s a review of John Sparger’s Stories from the Asphalt, and I know you’ll want to check it out. Look for it in the blog postings on the front page of the site.
Anyone else who wants to send in a…[Read more]
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