Kerrigan Byrne is a USAToday and international best-selling author. Recently, she went looking for a new designer through a competition. MaryDes was selected as the winner and we are therefore very proud that we will soon be part of her expert team. We wish Kerrigan a lot of success with her books and that many more may follow.
To make your readers curious about your next book, we think the idea of Danielle Lincoln Hanna, the author of the Mailboat series, to have a “cover reveal party” online is a great idea. Not only do you keep in touch with your readers this way but you give them something to look forward to.
Maryna from MaryDes Designs won her 27th international design competition with her book cover for The Well House by Susan Buckley. With this she proves once again that MaryDes Designs enjoys world fame in the field of book cover designs.
With the Reluctant Messenger from Candice M Sanderson, MaryDes is a finalist for the da Vinci Eye Award 2019 for the best cover art. It’s one of the most prestigious awards a book cover designer can get.
MaryDes will be sponsoring the Annual Maryland Writers’ Conference. We want to support authors all over the world and recognize their efforts to create food for our thoughts.
Marydes was honored with her 26th award for winninng book cover design of “Goulston Street” by Janis Wilson. Going into competion has its advantages. Read here how we went to extreme to get the job done.
Occasionally we go in competition and we are proud to announce our 25th victory. We did this with a book cover for “Verfluchte Sieben” (The cursed seven), a book by the Austrian Count Reinhard Zellinger. “The Cursed Seven” is a huge success. Recently Maryna, who also created this design, was invited to the castle of Reinhard and Rita Zellinger, where he presented his book to, among others, the Austrian aristocracy.
STYLE OVERVIEW A designer is like an artist, he or she has a certain style. So if you use a book cover designer, your book covers will also reflect his or her style. However, not all books are the same and each has their style and target audience. Sometimes a book cover must be dramatic, Read more about Overview of different cover styles[…]
MaryDes supports the Young Readers Foundation. This foundations wants to provide books to youngsters in areas where it is nearly impossible and motivate young people all over the world to read more books.
As an author and publisher, it is important to have a marketing friendly design. But what is this exactly? In this article you will read how a marketing friendly book cover design should look like.