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How To Design A Back Cover That Leads To More Sales

How To Design A Back Cover That Leads To More Sales

The back cover is something not many authors really think about when getting their book designed. With the plethora of clients I’ve worked with, only about 98% have even mentioned the back cover design to me. It’s often something they don’t even consider until after I’ve sent them the first draft. But the back cover can be something really special when shown a little love. In this post, I’ll...

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What Do You Want To Promote About Your Book Series?

What Do You Want To Promote About Your Book Series?

Writing a series is a great way to continue characters your readers love, settings they can’t get enough of, and conflicts that keep them turning the pages while wondering how it might be resolved in a future book. (I don’t mean cliff hangers, but a character who will have her or his own book to solve an issue brought up in a prior book.) In Sandy Appleyard’s post,  she talks about ways to...

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How To Prepare For A Book Series

How To Prepare For A Book Series

Some authors write a book and the characters are so lovable (to both the readers and to the author), that it turns into a series. Others write-to market and find that the best way to have a more promising income stream is to write a series rather than standalones. Whatever the way that you stumble upon the potential of writing a series, here are some basic steps that will help you outline your...

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3 Simple And Effective Book Ads Using Animation

3 Simple And Effective Book Ads Using Animation

I’ve said it many times, images often create more interest than words, and when you add motion, meaning animation, you exponentially increase your viewer’s interest. I’m going to show you 3 simple animations using Book Brush’s animation tools in their Custom Creator. Tip: The animation tools in Book Brush are simple to use, just remember to add the animation Hide when you don’t want your object...

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7 REASONS I USE ZERO DRAFTS (AND HOW YOU CAN TOO)

7 REASONS I USE ZERO DRAFTS (AND HOW YOU CAN TOO)

If you have been in the writing community for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard a term circling around: zero drafting. You’ve probably visited multiple websites, watched YouTube videos, and listened to podcasts, deciding you want to try it for yourself. But! What exactly is a zero draft? How do you use them? Is there a specific or “right” way to write one? All good questions and as I...

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11 Examples Of Customizing Book Ad Templates

11 Examples Of Customizing Book Ad Templates

Today’s blog is not only showing you examples of templates, but how to make the changes inside the templates to customize it using Book Brush Tools. Through the past few months, I’ve shown you many ways to think outside the box as you to look at templates by using the book’s title, the cover imagery and colors. For those blogs I used what we call at Book Brush, our Instant Mockups. But are you...

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