Best-Selling author of fiction and self-help books, Stephen Paul West, is an Austin artist offering stunning fine art prints.
Bright, vibrant and full of life to fill every decor with a bold celebration of life.Stephen Paul specializes in indie art and fashion, and prefers to present his work in photo narrative format – this means a story is told in the picture.
From beautiful to fanciful these prints are made for the brave and the bold of heart.You can visit his author’s profile at Author Stephen Paul West
Creating Great Cover Art That Is Usable for CreateSpace, SmashWords and other POD services. Part 1
Cover Art is more important to small authors than actual content. While this statement is rather brash, it is also true because first time readers don’t KNOW your content. New readers of your material must make a purchasing decision based entirely on the COVER ART.
For example, my soon to be released novel, “The Cruel Dragon King Of Scotland” is a young adult dragon fantasy. However, it is very popular right now to have kindly, wise dragons of the large flying type. My dragon is hominid, narcissistic, non-flying and evil. Therion is more like a vain cobra with speech and a phobic, jealous, hatred of humanity. I needed to set the reader’s expectations in the cover art. So my odyssey for pro