For custom work you will receive the following:
NOTE: Authors often want to recreate a scene from their book for the cover. I strongly discourage that. A good cover communicates the book's genre and its emotional tone. If you are self-publishing, the image needs to look good as a thumbnail. Simple is better and text is as important as image.
Contact me to discuss cover art. I will send you a simple form to learn the basic elements of your novel. Once I receive that I will ask for a 50% down payment and will have the drafts to you within one week. Once notified of the design option you prefer, I will provide you with an additional 3 variations on that image to ensure you have the best final product possible.
Often, authors realize they need to update the cover for the first book when releasing subsequent books in a series. This is important for building your brand as a writers. I offer steep discounts for doing an entire book series. Prices vary depending on the number of books in the series.
To discuss custom cover design, use the form below with the subject line: cover design.
Because of my marketing and graphic arts background, I understand a cover is the single most important marketing decision an author can make.As a writer, I understand the difficulty of finding professional cover art that is also reasonably priced.
For the budget-minded, examples of
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A gallery showing examples of my covers.