Today we have Stephanie Bibb talking to us about the importance of cover design and genre. Take it away, Stephanie!
As many authors can tell you, a good book cover can make or break a book. Whether you plan on trade publishing or self-publishing, having a strong cover to represent your work is an important aspect of catching a reader’s attention.
2. Gives us insight into the story.
2. Catches our attention.
So I came up with this:
I have to agree with them on that one. So, several revisions later, I came up with this:
Stephanie Bibb is a photographic illustrator who uses her own photography and Photoshop to create fantastical images. She seeks to create book covers over a wide array of themes, though she mostly tailors to young adult, science fiction, and fantasy illustrations. You can see her work at http://www.sbibbphoto.com . She blogs about both writing and cover design at http://sbibb.wordpress.com .