So much in on video! I was able to get some writing in for week two of NaNoWriMo, though I’ll admit not as much as I would have liked, but for a good reason! I’ve been very busy with the re-release of Essence. But before I get to that, let’s talk about some Black Friday sales I’ve got going on that starts today!
We are two days until the release of She’s Not Here!
I’ve been dying to share this video with all of you! One of my favorite beghind-the-scenes things is seeing how a book cover was designed step-by-step, so that’s exactly what I’m showing you for my own novel!
Every book needs a great cover to attract a reader and make a sale. In past videos I’ve talked about how I designed the covers for Essence and I am Mercy. Self-publishing on a budget? In today’s video I want to take you a little more behind-the-scenes to show you how you can create a book cover from concept to, to design in photoshop, to the final PDF that can be uploaded to Createspace. All without hiring a graphic designer! Watch how I created the cover for Essence and I am Mercy.
Ever wondered how a book cover is created and designed? Well here you have it! Granted we aren’t professionals and professionals would probably plan ahead so a photoshoot isn’t done in the snow, but hey, we managed.
Click here to see all the photos taken for the book cover: http://mandilynn.com/photos-2/photos/