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The Ten Commandments of Self-Publishing Pt 2: Law Number 4 – A Kick Ass Cover


L.W. Patricks

Welcome back to my humble little blog. My last post, I explored the Ten Commandments of Self-Publishing, which you can check out at the link below.

Ten Commandments of Self-Publishing Part One.

This post I’m covering law number 4, a law that I find so very important that it gets its own post. For any indie publisher to succeed, they need a GOOD COVER.

You know that saying “never judge a book by its cover?” When it comes to self-publishing, that saying is useful like a nipple on your forehead. You NEED a good cover. Your potential customers will judge your cover first, and everything else second.

I know what some of you are thinking: “I can make my own cover. I drew a picture of a sparkling Unicorn once in grade 6 and it’s still hanging on my parent’s fridge, which MUST make me an artist.” Don’t do it…

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2 comments on “The Ten Commandments of Self-Publishing Pt 2: Law Number 4 – A Kick Ass Cover

  1. Thanks for the reblog! I’m glad you liked my post =)

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