10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag

Wouldn't these bookmarks look great for an epic fantasy story? Three to collect and all the book information can be on the back.

I’ve done some research on bookmarks. By research, I mean ogled at pretty stuff and Pinned it all.

Bookmarks are probably one of the most used swag options authors have at their disposal. They can be printed in bulk, can showcase multiple book covers, have room to spare for text, and can have all sorts of calls to action on them.

So I rounded up a few images of the best bookmarks I found and how they would work best for different markets.

Behold the 10 of the most creative bookmark ideas–for writers to use as swag!

1. Wouldn’t these bookmarks look great for an epic fantasy story? Three to collect and all the book information can be on the back.

Wouldn't these bookmarks look great for an epic fantasy story? Three to collect and all the book information can be on the back. 10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag at KateLarking.com
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2. Write a quirky fantasy? Bookmarks like these would work great for you.

Write a quirky fantasy? Bookmarks like these would work great for you.  10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag at KateLarking.com
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3. If you have a little grit in your story, something like this would catch some readers.

Write something a little grittier? These bookmarks really have edge.  10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag at KateLarking.com
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4. Want to have a little something extra with your bookmark? How about an excerpt?

Want a little something extra with your bookmark? Like an excerpt?  10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag at KateLarking.com
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5. Write a little cyberpunk or have gamers in your target market? You have to have these.

Write a little cyberpunk or have gamers in your target market? You have to have these.  10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag at KateLarking.com
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6. Write romance and are a little crafty? Imagine being able to give some of these away at your functions!

Write romance and are a little crafty? Imagine being able to give some of these away at your functions!   10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag at KateLarking.com
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7. Write horror? Why not have monster bookmarks! You can have them side on cuter (like these) or more haunting!

Write horror? Why not have monster bookmarks! You can have them side on cuter (like these) or more haunting!  10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag at KateLarking.com
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8. These bookmarks would be really neat to hand out but you couldn’t exactly leave them on a table for people to pick up.

These bookmarks would be really neat to hand out but you couldn't exactly leave them on a table for people to pick up.  10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag at KateLarking.com
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9. Set up some of the best quotes from your work for maximum graphic impact.

Set up some of the best quotes from your work for maximum graphic impact.  10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag at KateLarking.com
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10. Or just appeal to a reader’s love of reading like this printable bookmark does!

Or just appeal to a reader's love of reading like this printable bookmark does!  10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag at KateLarking.com
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For more ideas, check out the Pinterest board I curated. I can’t wait to find more awesome ideas.
Follow Kate’s board Bookmark Ideas for Readers and Writers on Pinterest.

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2 thoughts on “10 Most Creative Bookmark Ideas for Author Swag

  1. Tammy Lyn Carbol

    Damnit woman!!! I’m not ON Pinterest, but you are slowly tempting me to be on it JUST to like your board!!!

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    1. Kate Larking

      Fwahahahahahah!

      Perhaps I’ll do a romance author post o’ swag ideas. I’ll lure people more and more to the dark Pinterest side…

      Reply

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