Judging a book by its cover

Here’s today’s post from Story Empire by Harmony Kent as she examines book covers. Have a look!

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Hello SErs! Harmony here 🙂 I hope this finds you all well.

Today, I wanted to move away from my usual focus on words and look at, instead, book covers.

I have taken a liberty and used something I wrote for a magazine a while ago. I hope you’ll bear with me both on the recycling and the wordiness on this one. However, I thought that it might be a useful topic.

Even if we are not particularly artistic, everyday vision affects our decisions more than we might credit. The well-known adage, ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’, is one we all routinely ignore. At least in the initial purchasing stage. Once we have read the book, the saying becomes so very true, as the cover no longer has the same bearing on how we feel about the book.

However, if we get the cover wrong, it can drastically…

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