NEW { PREmade } Cover Designs

Wrap design is available upon request for an additional cost. To place an order and/or have questions, please email me directly at: anita@race-point.com I present most of these without the typography since the style of the type help set the tone for the overall ambiance, and I want your imagery to be the RIGHT FIT …

Brand Identity …do you really need it?

New Business Card Design for Race-Point

What is branding and why you really need it Also read: Branding for Authors in the Self Publishing Industry First, lets explain what BRANDING is: A brand is the identity of a specific product, service, or business.  A brand can take many forms, including a name, term, design, sign, symbol, color or any other feature that …

>I< Love what I do …

For every book project that is presented to me, I find myself in a new world of fantasy that I get to help realize visually. It is an incredible feeling to be able to use the design tools and incorporate my own photography work, using cool elements and effects. Creating art for a book cover …

Cover Wars!

Squeal!!! IMPERVIOUS, one of my cover designs have been entered into the JULY SCI-FI cover wars!!! (An Amazon Associates Program) Vote Daily—Check it out: http://masqueradecrew.blogspot.com/2014/07/which-is-your-favorite-scifi-book-cover.html Book available on Amazon:  http://amzn.to/1myFpyC  

COVER REVEAL: The Manor at Echo Lake Trilogy by author Kelly Ilebode

I am so thrilled to share this trilogy cover re-design reveal! Before and after pics are posted, and I would love to hear what you think of the transformation. Kelly Ilebode's THE MANOR AT ECHO LAKE trilogy have intriguing religious references with a refreshing take on the super natural embodied with mystique, suspense, romance, passion, …

Cover Reveal – Heather Letto’s IMPERVIOUS

Coming April 29 2014, from BookFish Books Learn more about Heather Letto IMPERVIOUS is currently #3 on the TO READ list on GOODREADS.  Mark it TO READ on YOUR GOODREADS: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20986914-impervious IMPERVIOUS blurb: The residents of Impervious are the remnant—survivors of the War of Annihilation. And though the city is chockfull of pleasures to tantalize …

Cover Reveal – Mary Waibel’s FAERY MARKED

Learn more about the behind the scenes of the making of this cover over at Waibel's world ~*~ 2014 ©Anita B. Carroll Design.

Protected: Heather Balog—Cover Concepts proposed

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A closer look at the cover design process

I am often asked about what goes into the planning and designing a book cover from people that I come in contact with once they learn the kind of work I do.  So I wrote this article for everyone and anyone interested in getting a behind the scenes look of what goes into my process …

3 Things you must know when designing your own book cover

To help save on cost, within the self-publishing industry many authors designs their own cover.   Here are three tips to help guide you in the right direction. .1.  Less is more; layout and content Focus on the important copy of your cover, such as the title, subtitle, author name, and review blurbs when available.  …