Setting the dimensions is the very first step in book cover creation. Get it right, and you’ll never have to think about it again. Get it wrong, and you may have to recreate the whole thing from scratch. If you can’t stand the thought of that (trust me, I don’t blame you!), this article has all the information you need to set up your own book cover canvas, stress free.
Book Cover Creation
TUTORIALS & TIPS ON BOOK COVER CREATION
These articles go under the hood of Book Cover Creation. Topics include image sourcing, print covers and bar codes … all the technical stuff you need to know (or have wondered about) if you’re an author. I’ll also be sharing the right specs if you’re creating your own book cover – including cover dimensions, resolution, color modes and more.
Yeah, I know, this area of self-publishing is a little dry … but you gotta eat your greens! I also update it regularly, since the publishing platforms and requirements change from time to time. If you’d like to see a tutorial, summary, or infographic on something specific, please let me know. My goal is to provide useful information to romance authors, so I’m always listening!