Making A Retro Children’s Book Cover With Midjourney AI
Is it possible to art direct the Midjourney AI art generator? If you’re new to Midjourney, see my lengthy post on how it works.
A Brief Taxonomy Of Book Titles
When writing a story, sometimes titles come easily, other times hard. This is something the self-published author has to think about. Traditionally published authors don’t need to get invested in the title. Marketing departments will decide for you. Here’s a secret: many, many, many titles are changed once a publisher gets hold of them. In fact, every single one of…
The Girl Title Trend In Children’s Books
The girl title trend in publishing is interesting because it is popular despite some pushback against using the word ‘girl’ to refer to grown-ass women. Author Emily St John Mandel wrote this week about why so much of the bestselling fiction this year has ‘girl’ in the title. It’s an evolution on all those titles from a few years ago which emphasise a woman’s…