Below are several posts I wrote about designing book covers. It includes my thoughts on the actual design, images used in the design and the inclusion of an author’s photograph and story blurb.
The post on using PowerPoint was written some time ago. After using the program for more than a year, my covers have improved and I’ve branched out to do front and back covers for paperbacks. Below is the cover I designed for my upcoming book using PowerPoint.
…I’ll list more relevant posts to self-publishing in the coming days.