An author of a book inspires many of the readers the world over. Since other people read books for leisure, being an author also promotes hobbies. Factors of consideration for authors before writing books are many. The first one is good content. The second one is the outside appearance of the book. The external appearance appeals to the reader even before they interact with the internal content.
When it comes to book-writing, a cover gives the first impression for judgement. It goes against the old clich about never judging a book by the cover. Attend to the cover to make it attractive. Customers would be pulled to the book first by its covers and secondly by the content. Bear in mind that the cover gives the first impression of the book.
The best book cover is one that contains an attractive and catchy title and subtitle. This is the first communication to the reader on what the book is all about. A captivating title will invite the reader into the content of the book. If there are any graphics used on the title page, they should communicate feelings of the author. For example, adult books have graphics that differ from children books.
The theme of the book can also be determined just by looking at the cover. A combination of the title and images could give a clear idea of the theme of the book even before a person purchases it. The basics of publishing are vital for they dictate the sales the book realizes. When talking about basics, the cover is also included. The cover page must therefore be very attractive for your book to attract huge sales.
Authors of repute usually use illustration in their works. However, most of them have learnt the art of using the services of illustrators to do this for them. The illustrator is an expert in graphic design. The illustrator can therefore help the author to design a good quality cover by using high-quality images. Editing of the images will be done by the illustrator. The end result will be a very attractive cover.
The decision of buying a book is mostly guided by the synopsis. However, there is a considerable large number who will buy it based purely on the cover. As an author, you should therefore not ignore the cover in your bid to market your book. The appeal of the cover page should be based on a good title and catchy graphics. The lifeline of the book is actually the cover page in most instances. It determines the failure or success of the book in the market.