Knockout Book Covers

I came across this impressive article over at Big Bad Book Blog. I have noticed some extraordinary book covers recently including this children's book on Pirates. The article by Lisa Woods is full of useful tips for independent publishers and authors. Here is a quote before you head on over and see for yourself:

If you want your book to be a contender, don’t underestimate the importance of your cover—more than any other single factor, it determines whether or not your book sells. The average consumer spends just eight seconds looking at a front cover... Printing technology gives a cover a potent visual punch. Read on to find out how you can use special effects in sharp, non-tacky ways that will make consumers see stars all the way to the cash register.

Sourced at Big Bad Book Blog

Posted on 13 Jul around 10pm