Book design

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50+ Cookbook Covers Guaranteed To Make Your Mouth Water

Apr 01, 2020 – Book Design

This gallery of 54 gorgeous cookbook covers might just inspire you to become a chef! Check out photo-based covers, illustrated covers, and more. Read more →

60 Literary Devices and Techniques Every Writer Must Know

Mar 20, 2020 – Book Design

Looking to inject style into your writing? This list of 60 literary devices is a great place to start — with plenty of examples from popular stories. Read more →

How a Cartoonist for Hire Can Get Your Book's Point Across

Jan 17, 2020 – Book Design

MAD Magazine's Nate Fakes shows authors how a cartoonist for hire can help explain complex issues, provide structure, and keep their readers engaged. Read more →

The 50 Best Children’s Book Covers of 2019

Dec 13, 2019 – Book Design

There were so many beautiful children's book covers this year. Celebrate them with this gallery of the 50 best children's book covers of 2019! Read more →

How to Format a Book (the Free and Easy Way)

Nov 15, 2019 – Book Design

Learn how to format a book using free and paid software. Includes formatting tips and a tutorial video for Reedsy's own book editor. Read more →

Book Cover Design Software: The Best Paid and Free DIY Apps

Sep 06, 2019 – Book Design

A professionally designed cover can be the secret behind publishing success. But if you want to DIY, here's some book cover design software to help you. Read more →

Book Design: Everything You Need to Make a Stunning Book

Apr 10, 2019 – Book Design

No matter what your level of publishing experience is, this guide to book design is for you! It dives into cover design, interior design, DIY tips, and more! Read more →

Book Illustration: 25 Beautiful Examples

Apr 08, 2019 – Book Design

Great illustrations can help bring a story to life. Check out these 25 beautiful book illustration examples from contemporary artists! Read more →

What Are the Standard Book Sizes in Publishing?

Oct 26, 2018 – Book Design

Books come in all shapes and sizes. Discover what size your book should be and if that's comparable to the standard book sizes in publishing. Read more →

How to Build a Book Back Cover in 5 Simple Steps

Oct 26, 2018 – Book Design

This definitive post includes a step-by-step guide on how to build the back of a book cover, with tips from top professional designers and a free template. Read more →

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