Books as Decor Trend - What Authors Need to Know About It | Episode 248

The Heidi Thorne Show

May 31 2022 • 6 mins


I'm known for saying that book covers aren't as important as authors think. But what if the book cover is the real value of the book, and not the writing in it? I discuss the emerging and disturbing "books as decor" trend and what it means for authors.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/o7ez2za_lJo

Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:16 Maybe book covers do matter?

0:44 Books for "shelf esteem"

2:55 What are book stylists?

4:05 What would you think if your book was a prop?

5:51 How to connect with Heidi

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