Prices & Formats

Custom covers start at $260. This gives you the eBook version of the cover with one character.
Additional characters are $30 each.
Premades are individually priced. Simply select the premade you want, to see the price.

Nonfiction Covers

Nonfiction covers are $300 for the eBook format
eBook
eBook book cover
eBook Cover
Physical Books
Physical Books
Paperback / Hardback
Other Images
Additional Marketing Images
Marketing Materials, Title Pages

Custom Cover Details

Custom covers start at $260. This gives you the eBook version of the cover with one character.
Additional characters are $30 each.
4 revisions.
Word Doc with links to all the licenses for all the individual images and fonts used on your cover.
Any images used from Deposit Photos are included in the price.
Any existing 3D renders used from various shops are included in the price. (If a custom render is required, the cost will be passed on and may affect the time it takes to complete the cover.)
Any in-house custom renders used are included in the price. (If a specific DAZ asset I don't own is required, the cost will be passed on.)
Initial concept delivered within 3 business days.

Additional Formats / Marketing Images

Paperback full wrap /cover - $50 (Extra paperback full wraps for different PoD companies $10)
Audiobook cover - $30
Ingram Hardback cover with sleeve - $50
KDP Hardback cover - $60
3D paperback image of your book (with or without spine, but no back) on a transparent background - $20
Digital reader image of your book on a transparent background - $20
Social media header banners based on your cover (eg Facebook page / group, Twitter, LinkedIn, Patreon, YouTube) - $25 each
Social media posts in various sizes (inc Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc) - $25 each
Image ad (eg Facebook, Bookbub etc) - $25 each
3D Boxset with 3+ books (only available when I've done all the paperback full wraps) - $50
Wallpaper (for your computer background screen) - $25
Postcards - $25
Animated eBook cover - $25
Website or other banner not based on your cover will depend on the amount of work - please ask me for a quote if you need this
Rush job fee (provided I have availability and you respond quickly with feedback) - cover within 5 business days - $150

Character Cards

Character cards are the same price as a custom cover with a single character.
You'll receive both the RGB and CMYK versions of the final card so you can get them printed, as well as put them on your website or social media.
Cards come with two sides, the front being the image, the back can then have information on it, for instance details about the character / your logo / details of the book /  your website...
Sizes are decided by you, so you can ask your printer for the sizes they will print. I recommend 3 1/4 inches width, 5 1/4 inches height, with an 1/8 inch bleed.
Everything used within the image will have the license that allows you to use your card as merchandise.
(If a specific DAZ asset I don't own is required, the cost will be passed on.)
Initial concept delivered within 3 business days.
For multiple purchases I offer the following extras:
  • 3+ cards and I'll convert them all into bookmarks as well
  • 5+ cards and I'll also add in a social media header banner (your choice of platform - Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn) featuring your cards or your book cover (provided I was the one that created your book cover)
Cassie Sanchez

Karen was a blast to work with on my cover, which I’ve received so many compliments for, and my character cards. She made my protagonist come to life in a way that blew my mind. Her experience, patience, and responsiveness will have me coming back time and time again.

Cassie Sanchez
Character Card - Dark Fantasy - Kenz Haring

Typography Service

I also offer a typography service, for those authors who have a favorite illustration artist and just need the typography to turn the artwork into a finished book cover.

Since the amount of work required depends somewhat on the image and whether the artist has left enough space for the typography, there isn't a one price fits all cases...

In general, provided there's enough space for the typography, or if something needs adjusting and you can supply me with the PSD, or put me in contact with the artist, then the price is $50. However, in the rare cases where I have to extend the artwork because it's not the right size for what you want, or there's no space for any typography, then the price is going to be dependent on the amount of work. Please message me with your specific request - if it is one of the rare cases, I will explain why.

Aaron Holloway

Karen has worked with me on several books now on typography. Her skills are top notch, her prices are reasonable, and I will continue to return as I continue to publish. If you’re looking for someone to do your typography you can't go wrong working with her.

Aaron Holloway

CUSTOM TITLE PAGES

A full page custom title page graphic you can use as your title page inside your book, instead of the standard text based one (only available if I've created your cover.) - $20
The Gunman Wastelander Custom Title Page
Custom Title Page
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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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