Save My Book--Book Design Ahas and Snafus Show 5-23-2013

Do you know how critical your cover design is for your book? How about the interior? Have you settled for just "good enough"? Have you ever had to make an excuse as to how your book looks, or feels? You won't after this show.


Today, on Your Guide to Book Publishing with Dr. Judith Briles, Nick Zelinger joins in for the hour to identify what works and doesn't in the book and cover design worlds. 

  • What the key components of a great book cover is all about.
  • How to create a visual picnic for the book buyer.
  • What the key elements that every cover should have.
  • What separates a mediocre book from a stellar one in design.
  • For nonfiction, how to create a cover and interior that says, "I have the answers ..."
  • For fiction, how to create a cover that seduces the reader to buying the book.
  • What the top mistakes authors make over and over and how to stop them.
  • How to rescue your own book or the one that someone else designed.
  • Why you don't design your own stuff...period.
Judith Briles is The Book Shepherd, the Chief Visionary Officer of Author U and the author of Author YOU: Creating and Building the AUthor and Book Platforms. Nick Zelinger is the CEO of NZ Graphics, a Colorado based book and cover design as well as general graphics company.  It doesn't matter if you are traditionally published, self-published or work with an independent and small publisher. Nick's extreme flexibility and creativeness has contributed to many of Judith's clients book, as well as her own.

Another lively hour on Your Guide to Book Publishing with Dr. Judith Briles at 6 pm EST, author of Show Me About Book Publishing and Creating and Developing Your Author and Book Platforms.


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