The Reality of Judging a Book by Its Cover

I was lucky enough to sit down with a publisher and my cover artist, and talk about what we’d done right and where we had some horrible misses. Some of it was hard to hear, because I did indeed have a pro working on the books … but the redesigns were *great,* not just good. We got a lot out of hearing some hard truths. The blogger here is right; it’s never too late to fix your covers if they weren’t all they could be.

A Writer's Path

by Katie McCoach

I think it’s time we talk about book covers.

We all know the saying “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but let’s be honest, this usually applies to people, and not actually a book. If we are really keeping it honest here, then readers and authors alike understand that books really are judged by the cover. A book cover is the very first thing a reader sees whether that is on a shelf at the bookstore or library, or online.

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