Don’t judge a book by its cover

Detail of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

How often are we seduced by the cover and let down by the contents?

You remember the old proverb. It was drummed into our heads by our parents and teachers. ‘Don’t make hasty negative judgements about people based on their appearance.’ Well I’m here to turn that old wisdom on its head and warn you not to have too high expectations of a novel based on the quality of its cover design.

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Pauline Montagna

Pauline Montagna

Writer and Self-Publisher. Author of The Slave, Suburban Terrors and Not Wisely but Too Well. You’ll find my books on Smashwords and me on Facebook and Twitter.