bryan.collins99 got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Create a book cover for my handbook for writers
Check out bryan.collins99's Book cover contest…
I run a website at www.workreadplay.com. The purpose of my website is to help people accomplish more with their writing projects. I am a non-fiction writer. This is my first book.
What's your vision?
I want a book cover designed that I can use on Amazon, Google, Apple , Kobo stores and on my website The title is "A Handbook For The Productive Writer" The subtitle is: "33 Ways You Can Finish What You Started" I don't like stock photography or images. The book cover should be clean and simple. And it should be easy to read. I also want my name on the cover. It's Bryan Collins I've attached a sample book cover that I created. This should provide you with some visual direction for my design. However, please feel free to get creative with my choice of colours, fonts and images. Also, please don't use the title from this mockup. I want the book cover to feel warm and friendly. It should make the reader feel like the contents of the book are accessible. The back of the book cover should contain a photo of me in the bottom corner. I can supply this photo. It should also make space for several lines of text explaining who I am. Update: I don't like gradients that much. I prefer minimalist flat designs. However, the cover should still stand out on Amazon and other book stores. I need to see the back and the front of you entry. Several entrants used pencils and typewriters. These images are very common on books to do with writing. Please try for something else if you want to stand out. Update Please don't submit any more designs with pens, pencils or typewriters.
Here are three links to book covers I like: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Publish-Repeat-No-Luck-Required-Self-Publishing-Success-ebook/dp/B00H26IFJS/ref http://www.amazon.co.uk/War-Art-Steven-Pressfield-ebook/dp/B007A4SDCG/ref http://99designs.ie/book-cover-design/contests/visit-cities-free-needs-book-magazine-cover-129968 Update: Here's the copy for the back: Bryan Collins is a non-fiction writer, blogger and copywriter. In another life, he worked as a journalist, a radio producer and chicken plucker. He makes his online home at http://www.workreadplay.com. There, Bryan writes about about writing and productivity. He is passionate about creating great content and helping people accomplish more with their writing projects. He lives an hour outside of Dublin.
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.
bryan.collins99 collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
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