Cover design is an important, frequently complicated affair for any press, but Ooligan’s process probably has most beat.
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Research is an important aspect of writing, often prompting authors to reach out to experts in the topics they are writing about. But things start to get complicated when we talk about fiction.
This project has taught me what the greatest powers of small presses are: focused attention on a few projects (instead of hundreds each year), strong author relationships, and intimate knowledge of a book’s story and content.
What’s the best way to design a book cover for a genre you aren’t familiar with? What if it goes wrong, despite your best efforts?
Ooligan Press is excited to announce FAULTLAND by Suzy Vitello, coming March 30, 2021. This near-future speculative-fiction novel is grounded in family drama between heartbreakingly human characters.
Iditarod Nights will be the first romance published by Ooligan. It’s wonderful to blaze a trail, but what does this mean in practice? How can you market a book with no prior contacts and little experience in the genre?