christendo64 got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Retro depiction of fantasy and reality of loving a rock band, beachy cruise vibes
Check out christendo64's Book cover contest…
SideQuest: Diary of an Ex-Fangirl
Chris Lacagnina has been writing since childhood, everything from fanfiction and concert recaps to blog articles. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and is a published writer and photographer. Drawing inspiration from her own adventures chasing a beloved rock band in her teens, Chris penned her first novel, SideQuest: Diary of an Ex-Fangirl, and has plans for many more. She is a lover of ‘80s movies, quirky references, the Legend of Zelda series, and her two cats. You can find her on Facebook.
SideQuest: Diary of an Ex-Fangirl is a story about a girl, Zelda, who grows up loving the band SideQuest. Though she begins the story thinking the band are basically perfect and can do no wrong, being aboard a cruise ship with them exposes some truths that cause the illusion to slowly fall away. Zelda is forced to confront her fangirl status and reevaluate her opinion of her lifelong heroes.
Women across the world who have loved a band or musician, and perhaps even followed them on tour. Most likely young, ages 18-35ish.
Book cover type
Other color requirements
Want to see beachy colors like blues and yellows, and some 80s retro type colors, like maybe a hot pink. And the sunglasses need to be purple of course!
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
christendo64 collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
Maria is extremely professional and timely in her responses and updates. She designed the cover for my book first, and I was so impressed by her work that I asked her to layout the interior as well. I am just as satisfied with her interior layout work as I was with the cover designs. I highly recommend her for any part of the designing process!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
We think contests are a super fun way to get design.
Recently completed contests:
18+ Men English Speaking
people who have tried traditional means of coping with stress and trauma. Age 30-55. Location: World-wide Gender:
this is young adult novel
Primarily men aged between 25 - 35
women who have suffered pregnancy loss
Youth and Young Adults from 11-24 years