Paper Raven Books got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Cover for 2nd book in series on love and escaping a serial killer
Check out Paper Raven Books's Book cover contest…
Road to Nowhere, Driven to Kill Series Book 2
Kathy Simon decided to pursue her passion for writing when her only child went off to college. A scientist and educator, she pulls from her career in academics and pharmaceuticals to bring her stories to life. Residing in North Carolina with her husband, when not writing, she may be found volunteering, baking, or gardening
A confident, independent, and powerful investigative journalist from Chicago settled down with an affluent rancher and truck driver in North Carolina and created the perfect family, or so it seemed. The dark secret they both shared haunted her thoughts. The killer she has witnessed first hand now was the father of her unborn child. She wanted to believe their love was enough to overcome his desire to kill and protect their child from entering the "family business". The visions in her dreams tormented her and brought the reality of his true demons to light. The belief that she could change their destiny drives her to take matters into her own hands. As her attempts only serve to escalate his behaviors, she realized that her only option was to flee with their child and go it alone. Was she smart enough to escape a serial killer, time would tell.
Book cover type
Background scenery should evoke the mountains of North Carolina. In the summer. There should be a highway with a blue 18 wheeler truck driving away in the distance. A lady in silhouette with long dark hair walking along the edge of the road holding the hand of a young child looking over her shoulder and you can see her piercing green eyes. **NOTE: Attached please find a reference image of Book 1's cover. There needs to be consistency with book 1 of the series.
What to avoid
* Avoid using images including peoples faces * No cartoons. * Stock imagery must not exceed 49$
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Book cover starts at $299.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
Paper Raven Books collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
This was my second experience. The designer was very fast and patient as usual. He took into consideration all the details and even went ahead to make other suggestions. I am highly satisfied. Thank you.
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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