Deciding whether your KDP book needs illustrations can be tricky. Let’s see how our geek and gal discuss this topic in a fun and easy-to-understand conversation!

Gal Smiling

Hey there! Want to add some illustrations to your book?

Geek Excited

Maybe, but how do I know if my book needs them?

Gal Encouraging

No worries! Let's think it through together.

Consider the Book’s Content

Gal Question

First, think about your book. Is it a story or a how-to guide?

Geek Thinking

It's a how-to guide for gardening.

Gal Wondering

Great! Do you think pictures would help explain the steps better?

Geek Nodding

Yeah, I think illustrations could make the instructions clearer.

Evaluate the Target Audience

Gal Explaining

Now, consider your target audience . Are they kids or adults?

Geek Curious

Hmm, my book is for beginner gardeners of all ages.

Gal Pleased

In that case, illustrations could make your book more engaging for everyone!

Check the Competition

Gal Encouraging

One more thing to consider is what other books in your niche are doing. Do they have illustrations?

Geek Normal

Some of them do, and they seem pretty popular!

Gal Laughing

Well, there you go! If illustrations work for them, they might work for you too! 🌼


Gal Happy

Now you know how to decide if your KDP book needs illustrations. Consider the content, target audience, and competition to make your decision.

Geek Determined

Thanks! I think I'll add some illustrations to my gardening book!

By considering these factors, you can decide whether illustrations will enhance your KDP book and make it more appealing to your readers! 😃