By Robert Lee Brewer
The 2015 consultant to Self-Publishing is the fundamental source for writers who're taking their publishing futures into their very own fingers, no matter if it is often called self-publishing or indie publishing.
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On most CreateSpace templates, you can change the background color, fonts, and the background photograph or graphic. You can also add or delete the author photo and publisher’s logo. The white block at the bottom of the back cover labeled “barcode area” is where the bar code and ISBN for your book will appear when the book is printed. ADOBE PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS 11 My second book cover tool of choice is a lighter version of Photoshop CS6 called Photoshop Elements 11. This is a great little program, and one that you can learn in less than an afternoon.
But you may not have the same level of skill in design, which can make getting your book ready for readers harder. Whether you’re planning to sell your book electronically or in print, readers will judge your book by its cover. That means you need an experienced designer who can ensure your book looks its best. Finding a freelancer designer is not actually all that difficult: there are numerous websites where designers offer their services on a per project basis, sometimes very inexpensively. Finding a designer who is experienced in working on book projects, however, is harder.
Study these covers and assess why you were attracted to them. Then develop some ideas about what to use for your own cover. 2. What’s in a Name? Unlike traditionally published authors, you, as an independent author, have control of your book titles. The thing to keep in mind when crafting a book title is to keep it short and to the point. Make the title easy for a potential book buyer to remember, and make sure it has at least some relevance to the content of your book. Exercise: Come up with 5 potential titles for your book.