Sunday, August 28, 2016

Book covers

Many authors agonize over their book covers. Some drive their cover artist crazy wanting every tiny detail of their hero/heroine exactly perfect. Some publishers have a series “look” which can make an author cry when they see their voluptuous red-headed heroine portrayed as a blonde stick figure. Other authors love self publishing because finally they can get the cover of their dreams by hiring their own cover artist.

But one thing all readers and authors will relate to, is the cover that has nothing to do with the book inside it. has compiled a list of the sixteen most misleading book covers of all time.

It also has a link to another article showing book covers so bad they’ll make you laugh.


Helen Woodall

Helen is available to line edit and/ or content edit fiction and non-fiction. Rates on application.

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