So yesterday the article I read about Jane Friedman’s $3 million capital venture gave me the impression that she was looking to move books into movies. Today on Galley Cat, there is some suggestion that her new venture is a digital publishing one and that she is looking to bring ... more >
I’m of the opinion that this looks like a 10 year old and I feel dirty looking at it. Angie James posted it on her twitter and wanted to know what the genre was. I guessed wrong. What about you?
Man titty for everyone, I say. LA Times Book Blog wondered today if lit fic would sell better if its covers weren’t so anemic. If you recall, Stephen King had the same complaint regarding a book he had recommended. Fieldwork was a thriller set in Thailand, but the cover was ... more >
We know that there is alot of stock photography used in cover art today leading to very similar cover images: Is it less damaging if the recycling is in the titles? Two books. One Title. Both Contemporaries. Released one week apart. Oops. Possibly worse? Diana Holquist’s RITA Nominee published last ... more >
We readers have lamented about the over use of stock images resulting in look alike covers. Apparently, this can happen with expensive (six figure +) media campaigns. This fall, we will be treated to a new HBO show featuring Sookie Stackhouse based on works of Charlaine Harris. Apparently Sookie and ... more >
Given that the 2007 Cover Contest voting is underway, I thought this would be the appropriate time to post my cover post. Because this is an image heavy article, you’ll have to click the “more” link to read the entirety of the article. I’m talking about trends in covers and ... more >