This post first appeared on Paper Lantern Writers' blog May 4, 2021 The English idiom "don't judge a book by its cover" is a metaphor. It means one should not judge the worth or value of something by its outward appearance alone. The phrase goes back to at least the mid-19th century where it shows… Continue reading Judging a Book by its Cover
The cover of a book is an important marketing tool. I know I have skimmed right past hundreds of books whose covers did not grab my attention. Never did I appreciate the difficulty of choosing a cover until I had written my own book. ON A WING AND A DARE was first published in… Continue reading What’s in a Cover?