What Writers Need to Know About Book Cover Design: An Interview with Book Cover Artist Lee Libro

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Effective cover art has always been an important part of publishing a book. In this dawning age of self-publishing and indie writers a good cover artist is an important member of every author’s publishing team. I was lucky to come across the talented Lee Libro who created the cover art for my novel, The Pursuit of Cool. I am interviewing Lee here today to get some insights into book cover design and creation.

Tell us something about your life and what led you to being a book cover designer.

I’ve been an artist for as long as I can remember. I was the youngest of four children and was often left to my own devices to self-entertain. Growing up in a very hot, un-air-conditioned inland Georgia town in the 60s, this meant drawing with a stick in the red clay, or painting on our side porch to escape the…

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