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Tag: covers

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Top Ten Purple Covers

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. To celebrate Mardi Gras, this week’s Top Ten Tuesday is all about purple, yellow and green books covers. I’ve noticed in the past that I don’t read many books with green covers and I become…


Shades of Red & Grey

Inspired by Kara-Karina‘s cover feature in which she hunts out covers with redheads, I’m rounding up all those covers that match my blog’s colour scheme. First up is (nearly) everything on my Goodreads shelves, many I have read already but others are long forgotten. Beware,…


Vintage Books Readers’ Day

Yesterday I was invited along to the Vintage Books Readers’ Day at Portsmouth Book Fest for a whole day of bookish talks. It was a fantastic line-up with lots of interesting publishing chat as well as authors discussing their books and readings. Re-writing Writers: Drawing…


Covers Continued: Textures

Still paying attention after parts one and two? This week we’re looking how you can add textures to your images to create that grunge look you see on a lot of print covers. These posts are designed as quick tips for self-published authors, if you…

List, Top Ten

Top Ten Covers

It’s been ages since I did a top ten but this week it’s all about covers and you all know how much I love a good cover design. So really, the hard bit is narrowing it down to ten. Sadly a lot of the covers…


Books of the Rainbow

My friend Mike made this for me from my Goodreads shelves. I wrote a pointless application using Goodreads to order books by colour, it didn’t work too well with my 160 books, but yours is ace! You should rearrange your bookshelves in this order.