Every genre has specific cover cues readers look for, and a self-published poetry collection is no exception. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know readers will expect your poetry book cover to display a unique spirit based on the collection’s theme. Yet, as your...
If you’re self-publishing your novel, memoir, or self-help book and you’re on a tight budget, you might be tempted to cut costs by designing your own book cover. While this may seem like a great way to save money, it can actually have a negative impact on your book’s...
Updated April 2023 If you’re thinking about self-publishing a mystery or thriller, it’s important to carefully consider your cover design. Your book cover is the ultimate point-of-purchase sales pitch for your book, so it should grab the attention of your audience and...
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