Tuesday Poems For #Writers #Inspiration #WritingCommunity – Covers #Etheree

Another poem inspired by Lucy of Blonde Write More! Designing covers is a tough one.

Covering Covers

Book
Covers
Are daunting
Who should design?
Professionally
Or try your hand at it?
Stock photos or take your own?
Images or illustrations?
Which font to use? Is a tag line key?
Author name - big or small? Top or bottom?
Oh my goodness, that's just the front cover
The back has got as much to debate!
What really needs to be on there?
Just the blurb or something more?
Does it need my photo?
Keep it plain or not?
Will it engage?
What to do?
Oh, God!
Blurb!

Ritu 2019

Next week, blurb time!

15 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jennie
    May 11, 2019 @ 11:21:59

    Too many decisions!

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  2. OIKOS™-Publishing
    May 08, 2019 @ 19:46:06

    You are really unique in your poetry, Sis! Lol Michael

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  3. Erika Kind
    May 07, 2019 @ 21:26:59

    Publishing a book is a lot of work and decisions, isn’t it? Writing is only one part.

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  4. Annette Rochelle Aben
    May 07, 2019 @ 15:16:46

    design a book cover or have a drink? do both and see what happens… lol

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  5. syl65
    May 07, 2019 @ 13:47:04

    I know you want your debut novel to be something special. Decisions, decisions 🤔

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  6. robbiesinspiration
    May 07, 2019 @ 05:52:38

    Hahaha, Ritu. This book of yours really is driving you crazy. Get your cover designed.

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