Custom Book Covers

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Thank you for visiting the custom design shop. Here’s how I work:
  1. Contact me using the "Book A Custom Cover" button above to discuss what you're looking for and my availability.
  2. The price is based on the number of characters you need and what formats and marketing material you'd like. (See the Prices page for details). As soon as you're ready to reserve your spot, I’ll send you my custom cover questionnaire.
  3. If you're saving a slot for a specific future date, I'll send you an invoice for $50 (nonrefundable) that will be credited to your project when it starts. (The 50% deposit will then be due before the project starts). If the project is to start straight away (dependent on availability), I'll just send you an invoice for a 50% deposit.
  4. You'll need to fill in the custom cover questionnaire, which tells me exactly what you're after so I can create a cover you love, that fits your market and what your potential readers are looking for as well as your awesome story.
  5. I'll send you a first draft and work with you, through up to 4 rounds of revisions, until you’ve got the cover you were looking for.
  6. I’ll then send you the final invoice and the files will be delivered as soon as the payment is received.

a few Custom Examples

Below you'll see a small selection of the custom covers I've done, the rest are viewable within the genre specific portfolios.
My latest custom work however probably won't be shown here as I only display custom covers once the book has been released, or the author gives me permission to reveal the cover.


  • Jason Nugent
    Karen was the absolute best! Super responsive and fast, I highly recommend Arcane Covers. I've gotten a ton of compliments on their work and I'm proud to say where I got it. Give them a shot!
    Jason J Nugent (USA Today  Bestselling Author)
  • author Troy Osgood
    Karen was a joy to work with. Quick to respond to questions and changes and open to suggestions. Will use again.
    Troy Osgood (LitRPG, Fantasy & Sci-fi Author)
  • Denis Levesque
    Amazing artist! Working with Karen has been just a pleasure. Seeing the professionalism and the care she puts into her work is fantastic to see. She has a question and she messages me right away. Communication with her is the way it should be between a client and the artist. She has listened to me change things multiple times and has not batted an eye but has gone ahead and made the changes and sometimes suggesting things that even I wouldn't have thought of. I would work with Karen in the future again without any concern that my imagination would be throttled on her own work. I cannot wait to work with her on my next project.
    D. Levesque (LitRPG & Harem Author)
  • Rick Waugh

    It was wonderful working with Karen. She took my basic ideas and made them sing. Incredibly happy with the result, the process, the speed of delivery, and the price.

    Rick Waugh (Fantasy Author)
  • Frank Pisauro

    Karen is a joy to work with. Quick to respond to any questions. Has wonderful ideas to help get the cover you want for your book. I highly recommend Arcane Covers for your book covers!
    Frank Pisauro (LitRPG Writer)

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Hi! My name is Karen Dimmick.
I've loved fantasy and magic for as long as I can remember & have been in the publishing industry for nearly a decade.
I know how important is it for a book to look its best, and for potential readers to be able to tell at a glance it's a book they'll enjoy. Without that, even great stories go unread.
As you'll see from my testimonials, my clients love working with me because I'm easy to work with, communicate well and deliver on time, like you'd expect any professional to do.
Born in England, I now live in Florida, USA with my husband. I've traveled the world, living in Europe and Asia. I've had my own bestselling non-fiction book, as well as fiction books, so I've seen both sides of the cover design process.
I believe authors should be able to give their books every possible chance to succeed, with a cover that attracts readers and meets the reader's expectations for the genre.
That's why I created Arcane Covers - to help you make your book shine.
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