List of Book Cover Designers

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Is there any reputable list of Book Over Designers in the mid-range ($750 and up) with links to samples of their work? If so, where? For a historical fantasy/alternate history novel ebook. Thanks.
 

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This might fit better in the self-publishing subforum?

There are heaps of artists on DeviantArt, and they show examples of their cover art etc. Maybe find some you like and contact them (and check out the actual books as well)?
 
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(I found my reputable artist by picking a trade novel cover I loved and reaching out to the artist. I recommend trying this in lieu of a list.)

I believe that most cover artists in the 750 range are reputable.

For an ebook, you can buy a premade cover of reasonable quality for 100 dollars. But for something from scratch, probably 400 will do it.

I pay in the 750 dollar range for novels, and that includes ebook and wrap-around (print.) For the linked novellas that I plan to release in e-book only, I plan to find something much more affordable.

A good cover is important, but the pre-made covers, while not 'the best,' certainly qualify as good covers. You scan through thousands and find one that works for your purposes.
 
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