There are a number of e-book cover creation resources available for authors online.
Creating an e-book cover is one of the next steps for those who have just finished writing and editing a novel or short story. If designing is not your forte, or you’re having a hard time finding the right resources, templates or ideas, there is a bevy of e-book cover software and online resources that can help you solve your problem.
My ECover Maker
My ECover Maker is convenient and user-friendly. It has more than 40 designs and layouts that can be used with books of various subjects. The software’s interface is easy to understand and navigable, which is great for people who aren’t very tech savvy. A free trial version of the software is available at the My ECover Maker website for those who want to try out the program before purchasing it.
E-Book Template Source
E-Book Template Source is an online resource that aims to be your one-stop e-book cover shop. The site offers step-by-step tutorials on e-book cover creation for people who want to design their own. For those who don’t, the site offers a variety of free templates as well as ebook cover maker software for sale. E-Book Template Source also has a marketplace that can connect you with graphic designers who can custom-make your cover.
Cover Action Pro
Cover Action Pro is a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop that can produce professional results, even for those who aren’t designers. E-book covers created with the software are at least 300 dpi, so they can be used online or printed. The software also has a wide selection of ready-made 3-D cover templates that work with Adobe Photoshop, as well.
ECover 3D is design software used for producing covers for e-books, DVDs, CDs, notebooks and software boxes. The software boasts a host of intuitive features that make e-book cover design simple, and it comes with more than 150 pre-designed templates for e-book covers and internal layout.