Rich’s Speech Bubble Cover Direction for HOW TO SAY I LOVE YOU OUT LOUD

Our cover designers have created some amazing cover directions for HOW TO SAY I LOVE YOU OUT LOUD by K.A. Cozzo, and we’re counting on you to choose which one actually goes on the book! We know it’s a big decision, so today we’ve asked Creative Director Rich D. to share the story behind this captivating cover approach:

Speech bubble cover

I wanted more of a simple concept for this one. This cover centers around the heart, which helps highlight the love interest in the book. She has her back to the boy to show that she can’t tell him what she’s feeling about him. The heart shape of the speech bubble is a play on the title. If this cover direction is chosen I might re-illustrate the heart and play around with the background color. I would probably try to find different images of the boy and girl or try an illustrated version of that approach. 

If you love what Rich is doing here, let us know by leaving a comment and voting for this cover direction. And remember, this is a cover direction, not the final cover, so if you have suggestions for making it even more Swoonworthy, share it in the comments!


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