I have designed all the covers for my books. For me, it’s the treat of the whole publishing process. I love playing with images, text and light to find something that attracts my eye.
Although many will say, Don’t judge a book by its cover, it’s a fact that many people do just that. I know I do.
I’m more likely to buy a book if its cover appeals to me, and I will pass on a book if the cover hits a wrong nerve or is unattractive. Trashy fantasy novels with half-clad women never go into my cart. It doesn’t matter who the author is or how many people brag up the story.
I’ve been asked many times where I find the ideas for my covers. My answer is everywhere.