Create a Cover! | Alexia's Books and Such: Create a Cover!

“Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else.” ~ Mark Twain

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Create a Cover!


CREATE YOUR DEBUT YA COVER

1. Go to “Fake Name Generator” or click http://www.fakenamegenerator.com/

The name that appears is your author name.

2. Go to “Random Word Generator” or click http://www.websitestyle.com/parser/randomword.shtml

The word listed under “Random Verb” is your title.

3. Go to “FlickrCC” or click http://flickrcc.bluemountains.net/index.php

Type your title into the search box. The first photo that contains a person is your cover.

4. Use Photoshop, Picnik, or similar to put it all together. Be sure to crop and/or zoom in.

5. Post it to your site along with this text.

This was fun! Loved that I got "Grouch" as my random verb, but disappointed I couldn't use any of the pictures of Oscar the Grouch. *L* Saw this over on The Story Siren's blog. Go visit and take a look. Really liked the cover she came up with!

9 comments:

  1. Well, at least the picture fits the verb! She looks kind of grouchy to me.

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  2. Isn't that a funny word to get! :) Love the image! Surprised it's not a pic of me!

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  3. Hey this is so cool I'll be posting mine up now! Really cool! And Seriously I got an awesome picture and verb! Thanks so much, too fun!

    If you want you can check mine out here:
    http://carmen-krista.blogspot.com/

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  4. So far I am Stephanie and my title is "Whimper." Don't think I'd get many readers with that one! lol

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  5. I just had to do this. It was really fun. I really like your picture with grouch. This is really good.

    If you would like hop on over and see.
    http://melissa-melsworld.blogspot.com/

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  6. I love it. Grouch! The picture is too fitting! I had fun with mine too.

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  7. Oh, oh, I want to play along too! =)

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