Covers: Reader Eye-Candy

D. Wallace Peach, branding and a stunning new cover…

Myths of the Mirror

New cover for The Bone Wall New cover for The Bone Wall

We’ve all heard about the importance of quality book covers, and if I’m honest about my own book buying habits, I have to agree. I browse the covers. If I like a cover, I read the blurb. If I like the blurb, I read the first few pages. From there it lands in my shopping cart. A treat for me!

My switch from traditional publishing to indie publishing means it’s time for new covers. Authors will usually have the option to purchase existing covers from the publisher, but I decided to use this opportunity to upgrade, to commit to a professional image and brand. I figure this is my chance, and the covers I pick have to stick.

Covers are an investment for a writer, just like editing and proofing. Unlike editing and proofing, they’re seriously fun. I asked the talented Jennifer Munswami of J.M…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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10 Responses to Covers: Reader Eye-Candy

  1. Miriam says:

    Covers definitely have an influence, but there’s obviously got to be more beyond the surface.

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  2. jenanita01 says:

    absolutely stunning cover… hope the writing matches up. It has to, doesn’t it?

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  3. Super cover and very interesting article! 🙂

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  4. I’ve had some issues with the covers of my books, and even some negative comments about on Amazon so I fully understand the concerns

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  5. Thanks again for the reblog, Sue 🙂 I appreciate it!

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