Why Covers Won’t Matter

John Green (who is my author crush, except don’t tell Scott Westerfeld!) has broken down all of this cover madness, for us, in his brutally honest and Nerdfighter way.

He says:

Designers will be liberated to design the coolest jackets without so many commercial constraints, because the focus will be on the right audience instead of the broad audience. Word-of-mouth will be king again.

I’m raising a glass to that!!

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One Response to Why Covers Won’t Matter

  1. [...] the Brown Bookshelf, John Green discusses the cover issue for Justine Larbalestier’s book in a thorough way, [...]

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