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For $450 they received 8 design concepts from 3 designers!

  • Award 1
      by BlackCatDesign

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Starts:12-Nov-13 4:37 p.m. GMT

Ends:19-Nov-13 5:04 p.m. GMT


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Creative brief

Author's Name

Mark Labine


Oak Island, An Acadian Tale is a historical fiction book written by Mark Labine. It is a story of Acadia, Boston, the Knights Templar, Mi'kmaq, and Freemasons during the French and Indian War. The main characters travel from Boston to Acadia searching for the mysterious treasure of Oak Island, a treasure which remains unknown to this day.

Size Info

Trim size: 6" x 9",
Page count: 290,
Interior type: Black and White,
Page color: White,
Spine width: 0.653"

Who are your readers?

Persons interested in Acadian history who have ancestors from Acadia or who live in Nova Scotia area. Also people with an interest in the mystery of Oak Island off the coast of Nova Scotia.

What 3 things would you like to communicate to your readers with this design?

1.Oak Island (Oak Tree is current idea I have for symbol on cover, since I use Oak tree with treasure map red X below it.
3. Adventure Tale

What colors do you want to see in your design?

Brown, Green, Blue, red .

What colors do you NOT want to see in your design?


Describe the style(s) you like (traditional, modern, etc.)


What content must be included in your design?

I would like to see some kind of Oak Tree on design.

NOTE: Please leave space for a 2" by 1.2" white box in the lower right-hand corner of the book's back cover for the ISBN barcode. Images or text in the barcode location will be covered when the book is printed. Make sure you don't have any important elements where the barcode will be placed. Visit CreateSpace for more tips on book cover sizing and requirements.