Cover Trends: Ornate Frames

This is a moderately new trend for genre books, and it’s still more common for YA than adult SFF, but it’s lovely and complicated and much harder to do than it looks. Anyhow, this cover trend seems to do a good job of incorporating small elements from the story–either as part of the frame itself…

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Cover Trends: Ornate Lettering

One thing that I regularly do is download copies of my favorite new book covers to keep in an “Inspiration” folder. I also have a Pinterest page for those. I’m looking at those to figure out what I should try next. Here are a few from my stash:  Although each of these covers have elements that…

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