The Reality of Judging a Book by its Cover

I was lucky enough to learn this lesson via some painful but necessary criticisms from my eBook publisher. The good news, as is pointed out here, that we can change our covers. And yes, I did.

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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