One of the big expenses and headaches facing indie author/publishers is creating the so-important attractive cover.
So I’m doing a serial tutorial on Graphic Design For Authors.
I’ll cover banners and logos and buttons and other things writers need
graphics for, as well as cover design for those without any graphic or
Take a look at the initial installment—which is less “how to” than “yes,
you can”. And follow as I discuss free programs, resources, and tips
for making your own pictures that are worth the proverbial thousand
My qualifications, education, and resume in graphic work?
I’m a writer with no graphics schooling or art talent. Like you. That’s kind of the point.
Those experts will tell you that you need to pay experts. I’m telling
you it’s worth learning how to make images yourself because you will
need them through out your career in publishing your writing.
Come have a look on Indies Unlimited – itself a very good writer resource.
See the article and follow the series at http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2013/01/28/be-your-own-graphics-designer/