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Creating eBook Covers: My Examples

For my first cover I used a single photo

Title Fire Starter
Author Diane J Cornwell
Genre Science Fiction
Sub Genre Adventure
Series Standalone
Length Short Story (6152 words / 24 pages)
Quotes None

I searched for photos of flames and found three or four that could be used. I settled on the clearest photo. Continue reading

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Creating eBook Covers: Basics

Basics of Creating Book Covers

Reason for covers

  • Attract attention of reader.  How? Colour, image, or “mood” of the cover.
  • Visually display genre. Why? Make it easy for readers of a particular genre to select my novel from all the other novels.
  • Visually display author name and title for readers Why? If the reader is a true fan they will purchase everything written by their favourite authors, no matter which genre. Continue reading