Illustrators and Designers

Becoming a book illustrator or designer is a dream job for many, but you may be wondering what they actually involve. Below are some articles detailing the role of an illustration agent in the publishing process, some top tips on how to prepare your portfolio and cover letter, and the relationship between a book illustrator and the author.

If you're finding some of the publishing language confusing, we've written a piece on understanding jargon, so you can navigate any future conversations and reading with ease.

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Getting published

Job roles in book cover design and production

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Getting published

Understanding publishing jargon

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