On Wednesday my son does not have to be at school until 9:05 and that’s wonderful. We can sleep in a little longer. As I drove home I enjoyed the beautiful scenery. I love my hometown. It’s so beautiful any time of the year, but at Fall time it really shows out. The trees almost glowed in oranges, yellows, reds and some a little touch of brown. Simply breathtaking.
It’s the same with book covers. If you don’t step out and go beyond the box on your cover, then you just as well to box it up and close the shop. When shopping for a book in this world of millions of books to choose from, you’ve got to stand out. Don’t go so flashy that you get gawdy, but a splash of vibrant color will catch the eye.
As the bright orange or yellow tree will catch your eye among the green tree tops, so will the splash of color on your cover. To me the cover and the blurb are very important. Make sure you put extra care in both of these areas. One of my books was lagging in sales and I changed the blurb a little. Amazingly enough the book started to take off. Crazy but true.
Check out the link at the top of this post to the publishing service I started with my assistant. We go beyond the box with covers and help you make your book stand out in the crowd.
As always, good writing and May God Bless You…
2 thoughts on “Vibrant Colors”
Appreciating the time and effort you put into your website and in depth
information you offer. It’s nice to come across a blog every once in a while that
isn’t the same out of date rehashed material. Great read!
I’ve saved your site and I’m adding your RSS feeds to my Google account.
Thanks Glenda. I enjoy what I do and want to help others to expand their horizons. I think people need to know the good and bad of publishing and writing because it’s not all smiles. Have a wonderful day…