Gone are the days of inside-the-box conventionality. Today emerges a new era of self-confidence; a courageous, fearless, adventurous commonwealth of indie authors who continue to break new ground and set their own rules in book cover design.
Humans are curious creatures and are naturally drawn to the unique; the exceptional; the peculiar—whether it be designs, structures, people, products—anything that stands out from all the rest.
My favorite book covers give me instant gratification with two qualities:
Notice how these covers are ultra-simplistic—yet their message is powerful:
Today, indie authors should have full freedom to express themselves not only in writing, but in design. The cover represents the face of a book and is quite often, in itself, the deciding factor of whether a reader chooses to buy.
Hi and welcome! I’m Angela, and I’m a mom, author coach, and book designer.
Since 1999, my passion has been helping indie authors design and polish their books + increase profitability through branding.