I've been on here for a little while but I figured I should formally introduce myself!
I'm Scarlett Archer (by pen name), a writer and a graphic designer. I write fiction, and at the moment I'm working on chic lit, literary, and speculative fiction. I've been writing for about sixteen years now. My site for my writing life is over at http://www.scarlettarcher.com
But my first published book is 1001 First Lines
, which is a collection of first lines over fifteen different genres, of the best and the worst of the literature field.
I've combined my love of literature and design and I design book covers for self-published authors: http://booksat.scarlettrugers.com
I specialize in book cover design but I'm also a website designer. The latest design I've done is for Ashley Paternostro at http://www.ashleymacklerpaternostro.com/
You can see my other work at www.scarlettrugers.com
. Please feel free to get in touch with me at email@example.com if you want to discuss putting together a website for yourself!
Awesome James! I too run a blog to post articles on book cover design: http://www.booksat.scarlettrugers.com...
I've covered topics like:
Copyright for your book cover
What if I don't like my book cover?
5 Things that shouldn't be on your book cover.
I don't think you can have too many resources on the subject. It's also important to help the self-pub industry recognize the importance of a good book cover! Thanks for sharing :)
1001 First Lines is going free all Saturday the 31st! Get in for your free copy for your Kindle. First lines from the best to the worst lines in literature, covering 15 different genres. 1001 First Lines at Amazon
Well said Leigh, definitely well said. I think an addition to the latest dystopia is The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (1990, but still more sort of recent than others).
I would love to see more dystopian fiction out on the shelves!
I'm running a 30 book covers for $50 on my site :) There aren't many places left so please feel free to get in touch with me if you're interested! You can check out my work here: http://booksat.scarlettrugers.com