I’m honored to be on Quartz Feather for a guest post, Why Book Covers Are So Important. Read the excerpt below and check out the full post on Quartz Feather.
It is quite easy to say, “don’t judge a book by its cover.” But the truth is we all do it.
One of the most important things that you can do for your book is to get the cover design right. This is after you get your book professionally edited of course. Even if the cover is spectacular, if the book is riddled with mistakes and plot holes readers won’t finish it.
The cover of your book is the face of your story, it is the best marketing tool you have. If your cover is beautifully designed it will draw in readers to try it out. Even if they have never heard of you and this is your debut novel, a reader who enjoys your genre is more likely to pick up a cover that stands out from the crowd.
Full Post on Quartz Feather.