Top 5 Christmas Romance Covers of 2016

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Top 5 Christmas Romance Book Covers of 2016

Christmas is a wonderful time for romance authors, and since it’s only a week away, I figured now was the time to take a look at some seasonal book covers! There are some great designs this year, so without further ado, here are my Top 5. 5. Stealing Christmas by Alexa Riley I like how clean and striking this cover is – it immediately grabs your attention. The glitter detail in the Read More…

Styling the Perfect Author Name: Design 101

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Have you ever had the experience of tweaking and fiddling with your cover design, possibly for hours on end, only to realize you’re going backwards? All that time – time that could have been spent on writing, going for a walk, or just staring at the wall – poured into a cover that simply refuses to work. In my experience, the best solution is to stop, step back … and Read More…

Styling the Perfect Author Name: Font Choice

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When it comes to book cover design, it’s surprisingly tough to get the Author’s Name looking just right. All too often I’ve seen a strong self-designed cover let down by a sad, lonely-looking name simply dropped onto the bottom of the page like an afterthought. If you’ve struggled to really nail this element, take heart: you’re not alone! And there’s a lot you can do to ensure you get it Read More…