As the author you are key to the design process and we want to ensure your involvement in the process from the outset.

Please take your time to complete this form in full. You must complete all fields to submit the form, even if your answer is ‘not applicable’. This ensures that you consider every aspect so we can design an appropriate cover. Incomplete forms may delay the cover design process.

We are responsible for making the final decision on cover design.

Do not leave blank – enter exactly as you want it to appear on the cover. If this isn’t your first publication, we will use the exact name already in use.
Please supply review quotes that might be suitable for front/back cover. We cannot guarantee that quotes will be used, so please do not make promises to reviewers.
Use a variety of phrases and avoid repetition of individual words.
Please specify any requirements for the cover – wording / images / colours / etc.
If you have multiple files, please zip and upload as a single file, or send using a service such as to
The intended audience makes a big difference to the cover design. If you are unsure it’s important to discuss this.
Authors often say a book is for 8-80 years, but this isn’t possible to classify. Please select the core reader age so the book goes into the correct category.
Describe them as fully as possible.
Describe them as fully as possible.
Do you know your competitors? This helps to identify specific titles we’d be listed against.
If there’s anything not covered by these questions, put it here. It helps to have as much information as possible from the outset.