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Frequently Asked Questions
Here are answers to just some of the questions you might have about our book cover design service.  If you do have any questions not covered by the items below please don’t hesitate to contact us for a no obligation chat.
How much does a book cover design cost?

The £250 basic fee (excl. VAT) includes a complete book cover design inspired by your book in ebook and/or print format plus any stock imagery for use on your cover as sourced by XL Book Cover Design (unless otherwise quoted during the drafting process). Other, specific requirements as made by the author, such as visual elements which incur premium images, photography, illustration or extended image licencing will be quoted for approval upon request and prior to their use as part of the completed cover.

Do you charge separately for ebook and print-ready book covers?
No, our design pricing includes both ebook and print-ready versions of your cover to your specifications, if needed, at no extra charge.
Do you charge for making revisions to my cover design?
No. We want to ensure you are completely happy with your book cover designed by us, that’s why we don’t charge for making revisions to you cover design until it is exactly right for you and your book.
How long will my cover design take?
The first draft of your cover design usually takes no more than 14 days from receipt of your 50% up-front fee.  In times of heavy workload this may take slightly longer, however we will always communicate this to you if there is likely to be any delay.  After you have confirmed you are happy with your final book cover design you will receive the final cover file within 7 days.
Does the price include design for the front and back cover?
Yes, all our designs cover the whole of the front cover, back cover and spine unless otherwise directed by you as the author.
What genres do you cover?
We cover all genres of fiction and non-fiction through to self-help and recipe books, plus much more.
Can you produce a range of themed or matching covers for my book series.
Yes, absolutely, and you may qualify for a volume discount. Contact us for more information.
My book is still in progress, can you create a design for me now and finalise it later?
Yes, certainly. We are happy to create a design for you now to help build a buzz for your book on social media, we can add any extra finishing touches plus arrange correct sizing for ebook and print once your book is complete, please contact us for details.
I don't know what sort of cover I want, can you help?
Yes, certainly. We can contact you to discuss your book in more detail and provide you with some cover ideas inspired exclusively by your book, just send us your details below.
Do you require full payment up-front?
No, we only require a 50% payment up-front. The final 50% payment is payable within 30 days once you are satisfied with your final ebook or print book cover design.
Do I have to pay extra for any images used?
All our design pricing includes the cost of all standard stock imagery sourced by XL Book Cover Design. Additional costs make apply for premium imagery, bespoke photography, illustration or extended image licencing, if required, if necessary any such additional costs will be quoted to you for approval during the design process.
How do I make a secure payment to you?
If you choose XL Book Cover Design to design your book cover we will invoice you for both the initial 50% up-front payment and the final 50% payment separately. Each invoice contains our bank details for secure bank transfer payment.
Can you provide graphic design services for other items?
Yes, absolutely, everything from leaflets and posters to exhibition stands, visual identity and web graphics. Just send us a message and we will be happy to help you.

Please note: Due to current working commitments I am unable to accept further commissions at this time, thank you for your interest.

Submit your contact details and a brief message about your book and any thoughts or questions you may have about your cover and we will contact you shortly to discuss how we can help you.

Alternatively you can contact us by phone here:

07786 511318


XL Book Cover Design is a trading name of XL Creations Ltd. Registered Office:
XL Creations Ltd, St Leonard's, 681 London Road, Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2EE, UK

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