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my book covers

How are my indie and traditionally published
books' covers made?

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In my self-published books I use a professional designer for my ebooks and paperbacks. The design looks professional – and I save time checking copyright information, correct sizes (the amount of pages affect the design for the spine of the book, for example), colour contrast and also visibility as thumbnails (not to mention taking into consideration people who have trouble viewing colours).

When I work with my cover designer, I check covers in the same genre and give a few examples of the overall look I’d prefer.

When I am publishing a draft, though, I make a draft-cover myself, using Canva. You can see what I mean by going to my newsletter at Substack at (Magical Midlife Detectives and Bastet Mysteries at the time I am writing this). The link asks for your email address, but if you don't wish to subscribe to my newsletter, just click the "no thanks" -option and you can see my page.

And the traditionally published books – I was sent the drafts by my publisher to comment on, and they used the illustrations I had made in the covers. On one of them I drew a picture just for the cover (Mummies, Monsters and the Ship of Millions where Mr Mummific runs away from the snake)

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A little girl missing her mother, in the palace of the mightiest of the dark Nephilim, hoping for an escape ...  

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