Posts Tagged ‘Indie Author’

Covers Uncovered

You glance across a crowded room and lock eyes. You are inspired, beguiled. Suddenly, “love-at-first-sight,” makes sense and you feel the spark of a love affair blossoming with … the BOOK of your dreams?… Ok, that might be taking the metaphor a bit too far, but work with me on this. The ultimate goal of your books’…

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Critique Corner: Mystery / Detective

Cover Critique: Cellphone Mystery by James Copeland Private Detective, Frank Hawthorn sits in a jail cell wondering why! He didn’t know the people he had been accused of killing nor how his fingerprints had gotten on the gun, even though it was his gun that did it. In desperation, Hawthorn sees he has to solve…

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Critique Corner: Sci-Fi-Science fiction / fantasy

Cover Critique: Erteisia by Linda Lofts-Wiles ERTEISIA Ultimate-Sacrifice Synopsis Massive upheavals in the universe caused by Orion’s domination over humanity, result in eons of bloody and brutal warfare between Orion’s Ch’hogs and the vulnerable yet determined humans. His second in command, the ruthless henchman Xag, along with his army of Ch’hogs, have ravaged planet Earth…

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Critique Corner: Dark Poetry

Cover Critique for author Rie Sheridan Rose Here are some previous versions _______________________________________________________________________________ Critique corner by Tamian Wood: Thanks for participating Rie, Looking back at some of the previous versions, they appeared to be sort of smoke on water. This aspect was appealing as it looked more like a tunnel with water. I like this…

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Critique Corner – Ghost Stories

Like this post? Help others find out about it: Share Can’t afford a designer? Consider a cover critique… Many new authors think they can’t afford to hire an accomplished, trained designer for their books cover. Fair enough. If you want a professional cover, created by a designer with education, skill, experience, and a good reputation, that…

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Critique Corner: Continued…Font Choices

_________________________________ Can’t afford a designer? Consider a cover critique… Many new authors think they can’t afford to hire an accomplished, trained designer for their books cover. Fair enough. If you want a professional cover, created by a designer with education, skill, experience, and a good reputation, that doesn’t come free. (Money well spent though, and…

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Critique Corner: DIY or Professional

_________________________________ Can’t afford a designer? Consider a cover critique… Many new authors think they can’t afford to hire an accomplished, trained designer for their books cover. Fair enough. If you want a professional cover, created by a designer with education, skill, experience, and a good reputation, that doesn’t come free. (Money well spent though, and…

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Critique Corner: Sex, Suspense and Satire

_________________________________ Can’t afford a designer? Consider a cover critique… Many new authors think they can’t afford to hire an accomplished, trained designer for their books cover. Fair enough. If you want a professional cover, created by a designer with education, skill, experience, and a good reputation, that doesn’t come free. (Money well spent though, and…

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