[scribus] Review: Create book covers in Scribus by John Culleton

Dan Fink danbob at hughes.net
Sun Jul 19 07:48:32 CEST 2009

Not sure if I missed an official announcement here on the list, but 
John's E-book on using Scribus to design press-ready book covers is 
available for purchase. Best $5.95 I ever spent on Scribus info! For my 
publishing company's first book, we hired a professional cover designer. 
But I have a couple short-run niche market books in the pipeline, and 
can't afford that. I had a bunch of questions, and this 32 page E-book 
answered them all.

John's cover calculator is pretty cool in itself: 

but I wasn't quite sure what to do next with all the data it generated. 
No problems now, and am burning the midnight oil on a new cover after 
downloading and poring over the book for a few hours.

Good job! I've never met John and have no affiliation with him or 
Wexford Press, this is just a review. But I'd buy him a beer if we ever 
met in person; this beginner's guide should save me from some serious 

You can buy the book here:

Buckville Publications LLC

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