How to Create a Book Cover for Your Website
I was asked to do a cover for a website I founded in 2010.
The cover was simple: a photograph of a beautiful girl with a flower tattooed across her back, holding a rose.
The website featured a message: I want to celebrate my birthday with a book cover.
The message read: I don’t want to be alone.
My mother is with me.
She loves me.
I am here to be the only person who loves me, to love her and make her proud.
The photo was taken in Mexico City, which is where I grew up.
In Mexico City I was welcomed by my family and friends, but I was still a stranger.
In the years since, I have had many encounters with strangers, but this is the first time that I had to face an actual stranger in my life, who was, in my words, “my new best friend.”
I was so happy.
I was happy to be alive.
I knew that I would be safe and that I could trust this stranger to be with me whenever I needed to be.
I made my cover as a result of the cover that my father and I designed for my mother when she visited my father in hospital after a heart attack.
The page is beautiful and the words of my mother and father on it made me feel so special.
I loved the cover.
I felt the strength and love of the people on it, and I knew it was true love.
I wanted to do something to celebrate her birthday and to show that we are all in this together, even when there is no one to celebrate with.
The only reason that the image has been on the cover is because I love it and it’s beautiful.
I also have a lot of friends, and this photo has made me want to do more with them, too.
I want more people to experience this beauty that is the internet.
In my next book, I will create a book with a cover that is just as beautiful, if not more beautiful, than the one that my mother has created.
I love the internet, but the internet is also my friend.
I can’t wait to see what people create with this beautiful image of my grandmother, and we can celebrate together.
The title of this post is from The Atlantic, but it is also available in Spanish on Twitter.
The image used is by Juan Masvidal, the photographer who also shot my grandmother in the hospital.