Your chosen font should invoke the messaging of the book and how you want the reader to feel while immersed in the writing. The right font is something the reader may not even notice because it flows so well with the content, whereas the wrong font can seem awkward and out of place, creating a jarring reading experience.
Is the golden ratio an applicable concept in book design, or is its practicality in book design a myth?
Have you ever taken a look at your bookshelf and noticed that one color of books dominates over the rest? Thinking about that got me curious, and I decided to launch a survey asking YA readers which colors attract them most when they go out in search of a new book.
The written word of a well-crafted story creates beautiful images in our imaginations. A skillfully drawn or painted piece of art can evoke emotion and wonder. However, when pictures and writing combine, they create an artform unto itself. What I’m talking about here are comics, and they are full of unlimited possibilities.
Reprinting is common in any literary genre, but a new trend has emerged in Young Adult fiction, partly thanks to the internet: the inclusion of fan-made artwork in a book’s special or collector’s edition.
When it comes to publishing, you should judge a book by its color. Color theory is a popular topic in discussions about interior design, website design, fashion, and elsewhere, but it also plays a vital role in the publishing industry.