Graphic design 101: How to show emotion on a book cover

Graphic design 101: How to show emotion on a book cover

On today’s episode of The Segilola Salami Show, author Keshia Keith shares her personal experiences with postpartum depression and her book and the things she looked out for to convey the emotions in her book in the book’s cover design. As we very well know, whilst we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, we all do to one extent or the other. Professional graphic designer Leslie Nolan shares tips that can help aspiring authors when looking to get their book covers designed. It was a very enlightening conversation, click play now to listen to what they both have to say ūüėÄ

Graphic design 101: How to show emotion on a book coverGraphic design 101: How to show emotion on a book cover with leslie nolan and keshia keith


About Keshia Keith

I am a licensed professional counselor, a military spouse and an author. I recently self-published my new book. I would like to discuss the sometimes hidden experiences of postpartum depression. I am also promoting my new book, The Classroom Of My Life. My website is My book is also available as an e-book, in iBooks, Amazon, and

About Leslie Nolan

Leslie Nolan is an entreprenuer, visionary artist, motivational speaker and founder of Leslie Nolan Design. She works with creative entrepreneurs who have lost their mojo and inspirational vision and helps them reclaim their power so they can find the courage to create their Great Work.

Her years of experience and success radiates when, she speaks on vision, mojo and how creativity and consciousness is made manifest through the inquiry of Intentional Creativity. She inspires pathways to problem-solving, creative break-through and fosters healing and clarity as inspired in the lecture, lab, studio, or workshop. Through the magic of painting she helps clients uncover their true genius so they can stand empowered and shine.

You can also connect with Leslie via her website by clicking here.

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About The Segilola Salami Show

The Segilola Salami show is hosted by Segilola Salami who is also an author and a self publishing strategist. She provides one to one support to aspiring authors to help them self publish their own books and make a success of it. Her latest book is called Yetunde: An Ode to My Mother. Part of the proceeds from the sales of this book goes towards helping UK Charity Jigsaw4u.

The aim of the show is to be entertaining but educative as we see guests share their experience on self publishing in a virtual cafe.

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