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Time-saving Tips for using stockphoto sites (plus casting for Fate Accompli)

Some GREAT tips on how to find that perfect book cover image. I know what pain it is and this is a FANTASTIC resource so book mark this page everyone.

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I’ll start with a fact: I’m a cover junkie. Whenever I’m browsing Amazon, and my eyes fall on a great-looking cover, I find my forefinger’s pad tingling to tap the “Buy with 1-click” button. And then I have to force myself to consider my monthly book budget; if it’s the beginning of the month, I’m toast!

When I decided to go down the self-publishing route, I knew that one of the perks was that I got to decide what my cover would look like. No generic stockphoto images that screamed “hot romance” would do for me—an established practice for the majority of romance imprints. I needed the characters I created, nourished and came to love to find the perfect casting, and the Casting Director job would be mine and mine alone. Plus, having no big publisher promoting me, I needed the resulting cover to stand…

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2 comments on “Time-saving Tips for using stockphoto sites (plus casting for Fate Accompli)

  1. Thanks for the reblog, DeAnna! That post got a lot of traffic today thanks to you! I’m grateful!

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    • Super glad to do it! I love reblogging stuff that I know friends and followers will get good use out of. I’ll be visiting your blog a lot more in the future I’m sure. 😉

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