You can use the softwares like Corel Draw, Adobe Indesign, Page Maker Illustrator or Photoshop to design a book cover.
I just recently wrote a hub about this (I'll post the link below), but my best advice to you is to research book covers at a bookstore. Just look at a variety and get an idea for the size of text, color palette, and placement. This is especially important for whatever genre your book is, because you want fans of that genre to be able to find it at a glance. Also, make sure that you get the proper dimensions of the cover from your ebook publisher. The last thing you want is for it to get stretched or distorted. And, the best advice I can offer overall is to keep it simple. Too many flashy effects can just make it look busy and muddled. The title and your name should be easily legible. Hope that helps!
http://mtdremer.hubpages.com/hub/How-to … Book-Cover
Since our brain holds on to information by association; that is associating it to what is already up in your grey matter. I would be inclined to pick a prime association wih the title of your book. An example of this, would be if you "heard" or saw the word "thunderbird." The prime associations are (1) a car (2) native american sacred symbol, like you see within totem poles. (3) Air Force squadron... By picking a prime association you will indeed be placing a connection in the mind of your readers...
by Healthy Life 5 years ago
Book cover for a self published bookWhere is the best place to have a cover made for an e book? Apparently even a self published book for the kindle should have an amazing cover.
by prosmentor 8 years ago
What is your view about the cover of a book? Is it very important?
by Evan Wright 5 years ago
What do you think of my new book cover?I gathered the services of fiverr.com to get a new ebook cover for my financial advice book, "The Art of Saving: How to Create Your Money Masterpiece". Did I get my money's worth?
by Cerebral Aspect 3 years ago
Over the last year, I took a hiatus from publishing hubs. Due to the limited amount of time in my day that I had to write, I took up writing my first novel. It is titled Medusa: Betrayal of the Faithful. I plan on self publishing it on kindle. The only step left is the...
by Poppy 3 years ago
Hello,I was wondering if anyone could give some quick feedback on my book cover. It was created by two graphic artist students at my university. The three of us are looking for feedback. Would it be ok if you told me your immediate thoughts? (Good and bad feedback welcome)Thank...
by Poppy 6 months ago
All of the covers are from websites where the designer adds your author name and book title after you've purchased it. I'm uncertain which to get, so may I ask your opinion? Which of these covers, A, B, or C, do you like the most for a fantasy short story?
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