Graphic design, page layout and formatting from Cape Fear Publishers
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Graphic design, page layout and formatting from Cape Fear Publishers
Graphic design, page layout and formatting from Cape Fear Publishers
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Creative design
Cover designs
Cover designs for books and magazines
with optional custom original artwork.
Cover designs to help your book stand out on the shelves

  Cover designs. I'll create an attractive, effective cover for your work, with illustrations, photographs and professional typography as appropriate. While stock photos or artwork can be used, original artwork and photographs is much better.

  Hereís the most important consideration: the cover design must convey the message and meaning of your book, even in a thumbnail image. Every aspect of the cover is important, from the title to the colors to the art.
  The cover is crucial to whether a casual browser, whether in a bookstore or online, actually takes your book to checkout, or puts it back on the shelf and moves on. And the spine is just as important, because that's what will make a reader pull it off the shelf to begin with.

  You certainly can tell me what you have in mind for your cover. Nevertheless, if you hire me to create the single one most important aspect of your public and professional image of what youíve just worked so hard on, Iím going to read your book.
  The book's design, layout and cover helps a book editor decide whether or not to even review it. You donít want to blow this.

  Here's some useful commentary about what makes a good cover.
  GO to 10 Tips for Effective Book Covers.
 
A good cover is crucial to selling your book

  To request a rate quotation, GO to query form.

Portfolio of Kate Meyer's cover designs
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Prototype of book cover and page formatting

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Prototype of book cover and page formatting

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Book cover: Author's rough, and finished design

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Section-front page designs

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Section-front page designs

 

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