Michael R. Fletcher, the author of Beyond Redemption (excellent grimdark fantasy, see my review here) has started a thread on Grimdark Fiction Readers and Writers froup on Facebook and folk recommended some amazing cover artists there.
I am going to list those here for the indies who are looking for a cover artist, as a community service. Some of these artists are quite expensive but they have stellar credentials and track records. A couple are extremely talented and quite affordable.
Investing in a top notch cover design goes a long way. If the book is superb it will eventually sell by word of mouth but that may take months, even years. I have seen mediocre and bad cover designs shoot an otherwise splendid book in the foot and hurt the sales, I have seen stunning cover designs sell mediocre stories like hot cakes. Say what you will about the content…
View original post 266 more words