I was lucky enough to be a guest on The Paisley Reader’s blog today! Check out my resolutions for next year’s UtopYA conference!
– Melissa Stevens, The Illustrated Author
– Cover Artist/Designer
– Attended UtopYA in 2014 and is now addicted
So, last year, I was a newbie in every sense of the definition at UtopYA. I had never been to any type of convention, and because I was walking in blind and by myself, I was terrified.
Which is why, for the most part of the first day…
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So I’ve lurked around blogs for a while now, and looked at plenty of cover reveals, editing advice tours, and so on. And because I think this is so fantastic, I decided to try my own hand at a blog, this one covering…wait for it…
Covers are an integral part of a book’s design-the real estate of a book, so to speak. And with that real estate, you want awesome curb appeal.
Obviously, as a cover artist/designer (there’s a difference), I have an opinion concerning the covers. But I also have an insider’s view as to the process, and I believe my knowledge can help you.
Whether you are an author, a reader, another designer or just browsing through, give my thoughts a look. They might enlighten you in the world of covers.