Branding for Authors in the Self Publishing Industry

The importance of cover design by anita@race-point.com

Selling a book is an art form in itself, and there are some quite important areas to factor in to not only help reach your target readers, but most importantly to increase your sales. Brand Identity Steve Forbes once said “brand identity is the most important investment you can make in your business.”  As a …

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Custom Book Cover Design by Anita B. Carroll, anita@race-point.com

Available NOW ~ DEXXMAN ~ A political thriller. About this book When the body of the Home Secretary’s son is found in an alleyway where he had been battered to death, Larry Dexxman a seventy five year old private detective is thrown into the middle of a political minefield that could easily cost him his …

A Fresh Take on Blue … ‘A Gloved & Girdled Memoir by Author Charlotte Ashurst.’

Book Cover Design by anita@race-point.com

Last week I presented various illustrations for the 'Confessions of a Blue Tomato' book cover.  Over the weekend I have had some more time to think about the story,  and knowing my author client is drawn to a specific portrait photograph, I knew I had to have another go at it.  After all, digital image …

Confessions of a Blue Tomato …

Last week was the world of government conspiracies, this week I'm in the 50s ART DECO style ... and the fantasy world of vampires awaits me. Wow - How cool is that!? Presenting cover samples for Charlotte Ashurst's "Confessions of a Blue Tomato," with a 50's inspired billboard ART DECO themed design. .1. .2. .3. …

What every writer should know – Book Covers: 12 Do’s and Don’ts

I was a guest blogger on Anneli's Place, and shared some great tips for authors. 12 things every author should know when working with a book cover designer So come on over to Anneli's Place and check it out! ~ To connect with me and see more of my work, check out: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RacePointUS Portfolio Website: http://race-point.com …

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Designing Book {COVERS} Using stock photos …

For Self Published and Indie Authors ... ... using stock photos can definitely be the most cost-effective solution when designing book covers. Searching for the right photo however, can be a time-consuming task, but ... ... I really enjoy searching for the perfect one.  ~ * ~ Book Cover Designs & Layout: Anita B. Carroll, …

{ P E B B E L E D } Heart, Pre-Made Book Cover Design

A little teaser of what's yet to come, from the coastal {PRE-MADE} book cover collection ...~ This is NOT a stock photo. ~An Anita B. Carroll Original Design (Heart, Photo & Layout.)Photo shot at Nobska Lighthouse Beach, Falmouth, MA - CAPE COD, USAIf you are interested in this book cover, please feel free to email …

eBook Cover Design { PRE-MADE }

{ M I S T Y } Hot off the presses.  I just finished this new fresh one-of-a-kind design. Format: E-Book, the text is modifiable to fit your needs. "Misty" An original Anita B. Carroll Design Email me at: anita@race-point.com for more information. Custom Book Cover designs are also available.