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Readers here at Writer’s Relief love this Huffington Post article from author Holly Robinson with its inside look at the truth behind how big publishing houses design their cover art. Holly dishes on marketing forces and personal preference.
“As a contemporary fiction writer with New American Library/Penguin, I provide a synopsis of the book to their art department, just as indie authors must do for independent book cover designers. Then I hold my breath to see what the art department conjures up. Will the cover be ‘me?’”
Read more about her ups and downs with cover art.
Question: Would you be willing to give up control over your book’s cover art?