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Chris Payne

Chris Payne is Corporate Controller at 99designs, a design marketplace that specializes in book cover and book illustration design. In addition to working at 99designs, Chris founded JournalStone Publishing in 2011, where he has published four of his own books and continues to work with award-winning authors such as Adam Nevill, Jonathan Maberry and Christopher Golden.

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Book Cover Design Basics

The purpose of book cover design is to draw the attention of your potential readers away from all those other tomes and novellas and sell them on the idea that your page-turner is the next book they need on their nightstand. But what makes a book cover jump off the shelves? Let’s take a look at the anatomy of a book cover and how you can create a cohesive look that appeals to your readers.

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