What Copyright has to do with Your Book Cover

What Copyright has to do with your book coverOne of my mentors, Kristen Joy (a.k.a. The Book Ninja), has written an excellent series on Copyrights and Trademarks. The whole series is very good and I highly recommend you read it; however, today I want to specifically point out part 3.

Part three of Kristen’s series deals with the issue of book covers and titles. This is definitely an area that seems to confuse a lot of author and wanna-be authors and she does a superb job explaining the issue clearly and concisely.

Here is a snippet:

“When you start doing research for your book cover design, you’ll surely come across at least one cover you love exactly as-is. The temptation would be to create (or hire a designer to create) a near-replica of that same book cover. After all, you love it, so why shouldn’t you copy it? Isn’t “imitation the sincerest form of flattery?”” …Continue Reading the article


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