Archive for the day “March 30, 2012”

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover? Really?

 Okay, you probably can’t tell how expertly plotted a book is, or how deft a writer is with a phrase by the cover, but you can or should be able to glean a heck of a lot from it. In today’s increasingly visual/on-line society it is more important than ever to have covers that are not only eye-catching, but convey the genre, mood, and texture of the story. The cover art is what grabs the browser first, then hopefully they read the tag-line, then the blurb, then take a peek inside at the writing. Read more…

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