When designing your book, make sure you adhere to current cover art design trends. A book’s cover is its first impression. It’s the opening glance, the handshake that greets potential readers, inviting them into your world. As with any art form, book cover design undergoes its own cycles of trends and evolutions. To stay […]
When designing your book, every detail matters, and few details matter more than choosing the right typeface. One oft-overlooked element that can significantly influence your book’s aesthetics and readability is typography. Fonts and typography play a crucial role in creating an enjoyable reading experience and conveying your book’s tone and message. Choosing the Right
Do you need a barcode? To buy or not to buy an ISBN can be one of the most difficult questions for a self-published author. These unique identifiers are the international standard for cataloging and indexing books, and are used by brick-and-mortar and e-commerce retailers alike. Regardless, an ISBN is not strictly necessary to
Your manuscript is complete and you’ve designed the perfect cover — but before you get too far ahead of yourself, it’s time to draft effective cover copy that will hook your potential buyers. Your book is almost ready to hit the press. But there’s one last step to take, and it’s critical. I’m speaking,
Despite that time-worn adage, effective cover design is the best way to create a positive first impression. After all, each book is clamoring for our attention at once. Some will get it, and some, sadly, will not. So what’s the difference between an appealing book and one that gets passed over again and again?
When we think book design, we immediately imagine a beautifully produced front cover. But there is another less obvious aspect to book design that’s so subtle most readers won’t even notice it. This handy guide to typesetting will help you demystify this nearly invisible art. Proper typesetting is just as crucial to a book’s