"A day in which I don't write leaves a taste of ashes." - Simone de Beauvoir
"I go where the story leads. It's a little bit outrageous and I relish that. I want to be as much on the edge as I can." - Stephen King

14 Tips on Creating a Cover for Your Paper Book


Guidelines for designing your book's front cover
Design your book cover to attract attention
Selecting artwork for your book cover
Five tips for taking a book cover photo
Use stock art to create cover inexpensively
Attract attention by adding shout line to cover 
Add tagline to boost interest in your book 
Market your book with endorsements
When are you a "bestselling author"?
Design a back cover that sells your book
Write a winning blurb for your book's back cover
Let bookstore buyers select your cover for you
How to write an author's bio
Pay attention to your author's bio pic
• BONUS: “The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath  

Professional Book Editor: Having your novel, short story or nonfiction manuscript proofread or edited before submitting it can prove invaluable. In an economic climate where you face heavy competition, your writing needs a second eye to give you the edge. I can provide that second eye.


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