Tag Archives: book covers

Judging a Translation by its Cover

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today wondering whether most writers who have their books translated into other languages ever know how much was changed during the translation process. To judge by the covers on foreign editions of my novels, the … Continue reading

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Cover Story

John Clark playing around with cover possibilities for several YA books. What do you think? What happens when a somewhat shy teenager discovers an injured eagle, then finds out it’s really the god Thor who has been trapped by other … Continue reading

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Can You Tell a Book by Its Cover?

Kate Flora: As I am on the cusp of publication for my tenth Thea Kozak mystery, Death Comes Knocking, I’ve been reflecting on the challenge of author vs. publisher in the matter of what cover goes on my books. A quarter of … Continue reading

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The Post Where I Admit It is Possible I am Not a Genius at Everything

by Barb, happily typing this in Boothbay Harbor, Maine On Monday, I did the cover reveal for the sixth Maine Clambake Mystery, Stowed Away, over on the Wicked Cozy Authors blog. I’m very happy with the cover, which incorporates many … Continue reading

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The 2015 Cover Controversy!

Vaughn Hardacker here. Last month my publisher, Skyhorse Publishing, forwarded me the proposed cover for my novel THE BLACK ORCHID, slated for release on March 1, 2016. My first impression was: “Wow, what a great cover!” Then I wondered if … Continue reading

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How to Judge a Book Cover

David Rotstein, the art director for Minotaur Books, recently launched a Web site devoted to a discussion of the fine art of designing book covers. It’s a pretty interesting peek behind the curtains at a process that is widely misunderstood … Continue reading

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