The making of an illustrated book cover

The making of an illustrated book cover

Have you wondered about what exactly happens after you commission a designer to work on your book cover? A lot happens between the initial brief and the finished product. Let me walk you through a recent cover design I created for an indie author Kathy Fawcett – and...

Chick-lit Cover Design Demystified

Chick-lit Cover Design Demystified

Women’s fiction covers are made up of certain common elements. These elements are not random. When used in particular combinations, they actually make very specific promises about the book and its story. Whether these expectations are met is another question. And,...

Why Embrace the Chick-lit Cover Design Rules

Why Embrace the Chick-lit Cover Design Rules

It’s easy to tell that chick-lit is seen as a lesser literary genre, and the cover designs are considered part of the problem. By going for romantic covers with all things cute and pink, are we are reinforcing the idea that women’s fiction should not be taken...

Hi! I'm Enni.

I've worked in the creative industry for nearly two decades. I was born in Finland, but currently, live and work in New Zealand.

As a designer, I love beautiful book covers. As a reader and writer, I love women's fiction. Call it 'chick-lit', call it whatever you want. It is an amazing, worthy genre and there is some serious talent out there!

This website is my way of connecting with fellow writers and offering what I can do – beautiful, yummy book covers.

We're stronger together, so let's connect!