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Book cover design and flattery

When a client writes this blog post headline: “Hire Melissa Oyler for your cover art” you know the word “flattered” doesn’t even begin to describe what we are feeling.

I’ll first show off her new cover art, created by us, and then I’ll tell you to head over to her blog to read more about the creative process and symbolism behind the story. I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to read this one.

 

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Custom cover designs – a process that works

Simple. Powerful. Attention-getting. If you’ve written a book, I don’t have to tell you what you’ve given up to do it. Hours upon hours of your time. You’ve bared your soul onto the paper (or laptop). Social engagements, family obligations, even daily chores such as eating and showering may have taken a back seat while […]

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Book cover rejects

So, sometimes the fun in designing something like a book cover is getting to see different options. How does one get to the final piece, that one great image that will call out to readers from the shelves? It’s a process, one that can be so much fun for designers who are intent on capturing […]

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Emotions. Affairs. Entanglement.

This has it all. We have recently been given the pleasure of working with author Amy J. Bennett as she creates her debut book, Entangled, which was officially announced today on her blog. I have to say that we are so pleased with how the cover design turned out and we are so happy to be a part […]

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Go ahead, judge the cover

Call me old-fashioned, but I still read my books the “regular” way. The only reason for that, truthfully, is that I don’t have my own iPad yet and I’m afraid I can’t pry Jeff’s out of his hands long enough to get through an entire book without him getting the shakes. That would be the […]