The COVER, both Front and Back, and Spine, must comply with CreateSpace specifications, which are: "Cover must be a single PDF that includes the back cover, spine, and front cover as one image."
Book size is 0.78369" thick for the spine width.
Also, specifications for the PDF submission are: "Measured exactly to the book's trim size, spine width, and .125" bleed." And, "Centered horizontally and vertically.
Cover: 6" x 9"
CreateSpace Minimum Cover Width Formula: Bleed +Back Cover Trim Size + Spine Width + Front Cover Trim Size + Bleed ... which equals ... 0.125" + 6" +0.78369" + 6" + .125" = 13.033"
Minimum Cover Height Formula: Bleed + Book Height Trim Size + Trim: for this 6" x 9" book this come to: 0.125" + 9" +.125 = 9.25"
MOCKUP: I have uploaded the cover of Ann Coulter's book "IN TRUMP WE TRUST." This is the LOOK I am looking for - The full length photo and bold text of the title against a stark white background makes this book stand out. I recently went into a bookstore and of the hundreds of books on display, this book stood out far more than any others. I want my book cover to stand out!!!
1) The Book is being published by CreateSpace.
2) The Book is 348 pages in length.
3) The Book is 9” x 6”
4) The Book is soft cover.
5) I need a FRONT COVER, BACK COVER and SPINE for this book according to CreateSpace specifications for uploading to their online site.
6) I also need a cover for KINDLE, as this will also be an eBook.
7) The cover needs to be similar to the format of Ann Coulter’s recent book, IN TRUMP WE TRUST. A photo of the cover of Ann Coulter’s book has been uploaded.
8) A Mockup of the Front Cover is uploaded using Ann Coulter’s cover as a template, with my full length photo silhouetted on the cover, along with the TITLE, subtitle, and LOGO of the Paramount Church. All need to be on the front cover.
9) The background of Front, Back & Spine needs to be WHITE.
10) The Front cover needs a silhouette picture of me (the standing photo uploaded). The photo was taken with me with one foot on a curb-like area of landscaping. The picture should be on the LEFT SIDE of the cover as in my mockup.
11) There will need to be some artistic design for my left foot to be on something.
12) The Front cover also needs the Paramount Church LOGO.
13) The Front cover needs the title: ATHEIST DOCTOR TO PALM BEACH MINISTER, probably In a bright
RED like Ann Coulter’s book to stand out against the white background. This title should be on the RIGHT SIDE of the cover as in my mockup.
14) The Front cover also must have the subtitle: “Founder of the Paramount Church.”
15) A mockup of the The Back cover has been uploaded.
16) The Back cover is to have the photo of the Paramount Building with PARAMOUNT in lights at the top of the building (uploaded)
17) The Back cover is to have text noted above under the photo.
18) The Back cover is to have the photo of me sitting (photo uploaded)
19) The Back cover is to have space at the bottom for the CreateSpace ensignia and bar code. A photo is uploaded of this from a draft print of my book from CreateSpace. CreateSpace will insert these 2 items. The ISBN Barcode will be placed in a 2" x 1.2" white box in the lower right-hand corner of the book's back cover.
20) The SPINE is to have the title: ATHEIST DOCTOR TO PALM BEACH MINISTER and my name, Rev. Dwight Stevens, M.D., Th.D.