If it ain’t broke…
I have done nothing at all to this image other than crop it and add some tone at the top to give myself room for the title. The original photo has a charm that could be adapted for any coming of age or childhood based novel. Would it stand out in a bookshop – absolutely. Would you be tempted to pick it up just to see what it was about – totally.
This is a royalty free image and the main typeface is Mistral, but I’ve stretched it. The original photo file came from unsplash.com.
Book cover design costs vary depending on whether it’s an ebook or paperback but around £80 ($100) is a good guide.
If you need a cover for your new novel or if you’re short of an idea for a plot? Browse these imagined book covers and strap lines for ideas.