Next Century Pub got their new book cover by running a design contest:
NCP Book Cover - Selfishly Second
Check out Next Century Pub's Book cover contest…
Art & Design
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Author: Anna Gonzales Title: Selfishly Second Subtitle: How Not Putting Yourself First Serves Nobody For the designers- This book is about how most of us will give and give to others, and never take the time needed to do things for ourselves. We spend our time, money and resources by putting others first instead of thinking about and pursuing our own dreams. The book encompasses a total life approach- dealing with health,money, emotions, career, and family and gives you tools to help you from this point forward in your life. Book description: This book is for all of those good boys and girls who grew up to be obliging and reliable but frustrated adults others can always depend on. You give and provide for others first before applying your resources, money, and time to your own dreams. You base your choices on doing for others in the name of sacrifice, culture, and how others will judge you. This book is for you—you who are in the background providing, caring, and giving their life to appease and please for an approval that only lasts seconds. You may look back at your life and realize it’s defined by the needs, ideas, and expectations of others and not your own. This book is meant to remind you that if it is your goal to care for others, the best manner is to love and respect yourself and make choices based on your needs, ideas, and goals. When you are doing what you want and are meant to do, you can do even more for others. The ability to build the muscle to live your life by choice becomes satisfying, courageous, contagious, and most of all, something to be proud of. I began the journey of choosing for me. It led me to starting a business that put me front and center. I began saying no to others and yes to me. My choices are not based on my family, my culture, or my fears. They are based on my creativity, confidence, and courage. It was not an easy transition, and not many people understood where I was coming from. My journey was lonely and full of mistakes. You can’t effectively lead from the back of the line. You don’t have to be second in your life, and most of all, you should not be afraid to put yourself first in your life because not doing so is selfish. Being Selfishly Second is giving up, accepting mediocrity, and giving up your creativity in the name of martyrdom. Martyrs die, but I want you to become a legend. Being first is giving and sharing of yourself authentically, and that is where your endless supply of resources, abundance, and creativity exists. Author Bio: Based out of Tucson, Arizona, Anna Gonzales is a traveling public speaker who shares life lessons she learned going from life in the military to life as a civilian. Available to speak to any and all groups, with a specific focus on veterans, Gonzales is a personable yet practical person who is focused on helping guide people to “not put themselves second in life or business.” Author photo attached
GENERAL DESIGN NOTES: - We need front and rear cover designed. - Attaching a graphic of our barcode area formatting for placement on the rear cover design. - At contest end NCP will require the layered PSD file so that our designers can set up the print ready file for our chosen print vendor. - Designers please design full cover, front and rear. - Please do your design work in CMYK mode! - We will need all fonts that are used in the winning design to build the actual print file.
US$334 Silver package
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Book cover starts at £239.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
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.
Next Century Pub collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
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And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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