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BOOK DESIGN: What information goes on a hardcover dust-jacket.

What copy goes on the dustjacket? If you look at books around your house you’ll find a mixture of possibilities. The list below is a starting point and allows for mix and matching… and, you don’t have to put all of these on your cover. I’ve seen a book with just one testimonial on the back or a quote in the front flap or no author photo.

Hardcover dust-jacket front and back flaps copy.

Options are listed use one per position, not all.

1.) Front-inside Flap