How to Create a Cover for Your Self-Published Book

So you’ve done it. You’ve written a book, gone through several drafts, compiled your Scrivener project, and you’re ready to self publish your book. This is a big accomplishment; you know how much creative work it took to get you to this point. There’s just one more thing you need to do: create a cover for your book.

Scrivener can produce a file that you can upload to ebook providers, such as Kindle Direct Publishing, Apple Books, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, and aggregators such as BookBaby and IngramSpark. Scrivener can also include a cover when you compile this file as part of the book’s front matter. If you have the budget, a professional designer can help make the book cover that you really want. But if not, there are ways that you can create a cover yourself.

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