Yazeed_Talodi got their new book cover by running a design contest:
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A book cover for a book having the main title of "Spiritual Awakening" and a subtitle of: "16 Secrets of How to Turn Your Life into Paradise, End Sadness and Be the Happiest Person in the World" The author name should be: "Yazaid Ahmed" and here is the table of content so that it helps you with getting inspiration for the design: 1 INTRODUCTION: PARADISE EXISTS ON EARTH TOO 11 2 HOW MY LIFE TURNED FROM HELL TO PARADISE 18 3 THE STORY OF YUSUF – A KID WITH A DREAM 35 4 SECRET #1: DO YOU REALLY KNOW WHO YOU ARE? 53 5 SECRET #2: TWO UNKNOWN DOORS TO PARADISE. 67 6 SECRET #3: BECOME AWARE OF THE INVISIBLE DARKNESS 78 WHY MOST PEOPLE DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH, ARE NOT HAPPY AND LIVE IN SCARCITY? 81 LIFE IS A STRUGGLE? THINK AGAIN 95 HOW TO GET MORE OF WHAT YOU WANT 96 CAN YOUR RELATIVES BE A KEY TO ABUNDANCE? 101 7 SECRET #4: WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR CURRENT SITUATION 103 8 SECRET #5: BREAK YOUR CHAINS AND SET YOURSELF FREE 110 THE MYTH OF SELF CONFIDENCE 114 THE MYTH OF ENTITLEMENT AND DESERVING 117 THE MYTH OF THE VIRTUE OF POVERTY AND THE VICE OF WEALTH 118 THE MYTH OF FINANCIAL FREEDOM 121 THE MYTH OF SUCCESS 124 ENVY THE POISON OF THE SELF 135 9 SECRET #6: WHAT IS LIFE? 139 10 SECRET #7: THE 3 STAGES OF LIFE AND WHY SUFFERING EXISTS 11 SECRET #8: EXPOSING YOUR HIDDEN ENEMY 156 YOUR HIDDEN ENEMY HIDDEN WEAPONS 168 12 SECRET #9: HOW TO FIGHT FOR YOUR PARADISE. FUN TIME! 177 SET YOUR INTENTION, POWER BEYOND YOUR IMAGINATION BELIEVE THE UNSEEN 187 CERTAINTY 193 TAKE ACTION WHILE *DETACHING* FROM LIFE 198 TAKE CARE OF YOUR BODY 203 CHANGE GRADUALLY AND PERSIST. THERE IS NO RUSH. 207 RESPECT YOURSELF 211 YOU ARE NOT ALONE, YOU HAVE ACCESS TO MIRACLES. 213 13 SECRET #10: THE THREE PILLARS OF HAVING AN EASY LIFE 219 14 SECRET #11: ABANDONED MYSTERIOUSLY POWERFUL MEDITATIONS THAT RE-PROGRAM YOUR ENTIRE BEING 232 15 SECRET #12: WHAT IS SUCCESS AND HOW TO GET IT 238 DEVELOP MERCY AND KINDNESS 239 PURSUE AND ACQUIRE KNOWLEDGE 240 DEVELOP WISDOM AND ACQUIRE INSIGHT 242 #13 THE SECRET FOR FINDING LOVE, HAVING CHILDREN, GARDENS, RIVERS, RAIN AND MONEY. 248 GET MIGHT, POWER, GLORY, STRENGTH, GREATNESS AND HONOUR FROM THE SOURCE 255 DEVELOP YOUR LISTENING SKILLS 256 BECOME FREE OF NEED, RICH AND PRAISEWORTHY 259 DEVELOP FORBEARANCE 262 BECOME AN EXPERT 266 BE SUBTLE 270 BECOME AFFECTIONATE, LOVING AND EMBRACE BEAUTY BE A JUST JUDGE 274 BE THANKFUL AND GRATEFUL 276 FULFIL YOUR PROMISE 278 LEAVE A LEGACY THAT LASTS TILL THE END OF TIME 280 THE ESSENCE OF SUCCESS AND THE PURPOSE OF LIFE 281 16 SECRET #14: WHAT YOU DID NOT KNOW ABOUT DEATH! 284 17 SIGNS FOR YOU 286 18 IT IS ASTONISHING! THEY ALL REFER BACK TO HIM 291 19 SECRET #15: MEET THE ONE WHO WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE 297 20 THE BIGGEST SECRET: WHAT SHOULD YOU DO NOW? 307 21 WELCOME TO PARADISE 315 THE STORY OF YOUR LIFE, IT IS YOUR CHOICE. 317 The Back cover text should be: "The purpose of this book is to get you to experience a dream life, a happy life and a free life. It is to let you reach a point in life where you find yourself living in a place surrounded by gardens and rivers, eat the fruits of your desire, drive the car of your dreams develop the relations that will surround you with love and empowerment, experience internal bliss and tranquility. It is to let you eliminate sadness and live a happy life irrespective of your outer circumstances. It will finally allow you to understand life. It will allow you to be the happiest person in the world even if you are sick, dumb and broke. It talks about the pains and challenges you will come across in your journey towards achieving such a state. It talks about sadness, pain, suffering and insecurities that you might be experiencing secretly that no one else knows about and it tells you how to overcome that and get back to life. Yazaid went from the depth of depression, getting broke, heart breaks, sickness, thoughts about death and seeing no point in life to experiencing a life that he can only describe as "Paradise", he is literally living his dream every single day. He usually asks total strangers on the street: "On a scale of 1 to 10, how happy are you? 10 being I am the happiest I am living in paradise. 1 being I hate my life and I want to get out of here" unfortunately he did not get a 10 at all, not even a single time. This book is an attempt to shed light on the path that will heal your heart, cure your spiritual pain and finally make you say loudly: "My happiness is 10 out of 10 I am living in paradise!". ---end of back cover text--- if this could help you with more inspiration then here is the primary reason I authored this book and it is the very first page after the table of contents, it is a dream that I saw 8 years ago and it is the driving force behind authoring this book. Bring this dream into reality by your design: It all started with a dream I have seen 8 years ago I was in a dark place, chained from both of my feet and my hands. There were evil spirits, devils or demons if you’d like to call them so, beating me from everywhere, from the ground and from the sky. I could not see anything and I couldn’t see those evil spirits. I thought that I was going to die because I knew very well that the only way to beat those evil spirits was to have memorized the Book of the Abandoned Best Statement and I knew I didn’t so I said that’s my life finish line. Then a voice came to me and said: “Do you think that the prayer you know is something trivial?! RECITE!” The voice mentioned the name of a short prayer from the Book of the Abandoned Best Statement that I know very well is a very strong prayer and keeps one protected but I didn’t pay attention to it in my life, I will tell you what that prayer is later in this book. So I started reciting and re-reciting and re-reciting that prayer. Every time I recited I got angrier and I started defending myself, but I was still chained, I started fighting back. I hit some of the evil spirits and they hit me back and the rest beat me down. Then I started trying to break free from the chains until I broke all four of them one by one and I started beating those evil spirits on the ground until I finished them all. Then I flew up in the sky and started fighting with those evil spirits in the sky and started beating them until I finished them all. I was left alone in the sky but I was still angry and I felt that there were some more evil spirits hiding somewhere but I just could not see them. Something told me to hit in an empty space in the sky. I did so and I felt something crashing down and more evil spirits showed up. I beat them again, I hit another empty space again I felt something crashing and more evil spirits came and again I beat them all. This repeated few times until suddenly way too many evil spirits showed up out of nowhere, way more than those who were present when I was chained on the ground. I thought to myself, I cannot beat all of them! I am dead now for sure. Then someone whom I could not see appeared out of nowhere and started fighting with me until we have beaten those evil spirits, then many supporters from the bottom showed up out of nowhere whom I could not see as well and they supported us and cheered for us. The person whom I could not see and I continued fighting those evil spirits until we finished them all. The person flew and disappeared and I flew up in the sky and woke up. I woke up with questions. What was that dark place and why was I there? What were those chains? Who and what were those evil spirits? Why were they beating me, what did they want from me? Why wasn’t I able to see them? Why were they invisible? What does my beating them signify and what does their beating me signify? What does my beating those in the sky mean? Who were those supporters who came out of nowhere? What does my flying into the sky mean? And most importantly, who was that person who helped me and fought with me until we won then disappeared? The only thing that I know is the name of the prayer from the Book of the Abandoned Best Statement that I was told to recite, and I will tell you that prayer towards the end of the book and what effect it has had on my life. But the million dollar question that I want to know the most is: could that person who fought with me until we won and then disappeared, “Could that person be you?”
Your submission should also include separate images of your final design in 3D book format. (i.e. in addition to your final design image that you sent, create another image where you convert your final design to make it look like a 3D book) the design should also confirm to CreateSpace requirements and you must use the template attached to this contest and you should follow these instructions while using the template: How to use your Template 1. Open the PDF or PNG file for the Paperback Book Cover Template in your image editing software. 2. Create a new layer in your image editing software. This layer will serve as the design layer. 3. Design your cover in the design layer, using the template PDF or PNG file as the guide layer. The artwork should extend to the outside edge of the template's pink zone to ensure a white border will not exist within the printed work. Do not move the guide layer, as it is properly aligned for our printing specifications. 4. Ensure text and/or images that are intended to be read do not appear in the pink zones of the template. 5. The barcode area is indicated in yellow on the template. Do not place important images or text intending to be read in the barcode location. We suggest filling in this area with your background color or design. 6. Once your design is complete, you will need to turn off the guide layer so that it is not printed on your final product or rejected during the review process. If you are unable to turn off the guide layer, then you will need to format the artwork so that it completely covers the guide layer. 7. Flatten all layers, save the file as a press quality PDF (https://www.createspace.com/en/community/docs/DOC-1331)
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.
Yazeed_Talodi collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
Aaniyah is a talented designer who is very easy to work with. The book cover project was completed in a timely fashion. I was quite pleased with both the design and the experience. Highly recommended!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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