In the United States authors and readers clamor to see book covers, we ooh and aah, we hang large versions on our walls (yes we do). We pick up books with covers that catch our eye. But, what if books had plan covers, distinguished only by color and font? Well, I know they wouldn't look as pretty on my book shelves, but would that eliminate some prejudice? Would it lower the cost of publication? … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Author and Publisher Adria Cimino Talks Book Cover Design—Or Lack Thereof
There is undeniable joy to having in-real-life friends who are authors. Hugs and wine are just part of it. I am always so happy to share in my friends' triumphs (tribulation sharing builds the bond, but it's not joyful).Truly, what more could a writer want than to be part of someone else's story? That's why today I'm thrilled to present the cover for my friend, Renee Rosen's, cover for her next … [Read more...] about Book Cover Reveal For Historical Fiction Author Renee Rosen's "WHAT THE LADY WANTS"
While THE GLASS WIVES is now listed on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble, it is there without its cover. It's a little frustrating, I know. I assume that one day I'll just pop over there and the cover will be there, the same way I popped over last Monday and the book was listed. Publishing is full of fits and starts, surprises and delays. But frankly, when the waiting results in something so cool … [Read more...] about My (No) Cover Story