Ready-Made eBook Covers!

Premade covers are a fantastic option to help you get publishing without overwhelming your budget. The trick is to find a quality cover that perfectly represents your story.

There are numerous excellent services out there--just google premade ebook covers--from prices ranging from $10 to $200.

Novel Ninjutsu also offers premade covers! You can choose from our excellent selection, or request a custom cover.

Check out our current selections here!


Standard Formatting vs. Custom Formatting

Did you know it's possible to have a digital book that's as visually beautiful as a print book?

I don't know about you, but I've always loved a beautiful book. From embossed covers (ooh, with metallic embellishments!) to elaborate drop caps and chapter headings that match the look and feel of the cover. For me, it enriched my reading experience and helped immerse me in the world.

I've also been a fan of digital books since they first came out. I've always had a Kindle, and have read books on various apps (Nook, Kindle, iBooks, etc.) on my phone since the apps became available. I'm a fan! I love being able to read wherever, whenever, whether or not I thought to bring my book along.

However, I kind of gritted my teeth while reading those earlier digital books. Many times the formatting of those books really got in the way of my enjoyment of them.

Even today, I download the occasional book that shocks me with its poor formatting. It's just not necessary—even if you can't afford a formatter. There are many programs that make formatting a basic, clean book very easy—like Sigil, Jutoh and Blurb.

A standard formatted book is well laid out, with text chapter headers and basic scene breaks. It's simple, but attractive. It doesn't enhance the visual appearance of the story, but it doesn't detract at all.

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A custom formatted book compliments the look and feel of your cover and/or your story. We work with you to discover what you envision for your book and design a look and feel that suits you. It's in no way necessary for your book's success, but many people agree with me that it enhances your reader's experience.


Whether digital or print, standard or custom formatting is completely up to you, but whichever you choose, make sure you create, or get, a clean, well-formatted book. Standard is good, custom is wonderful, but every reader deserves to read a book that allows them to immerse in the story without getting distracted by poor formatting.





Welcome to 2016 and a Year of Publishing Joy!

This is going to be a great year for publishing—I can feel it!

There are stories to be written, books to be queried and published and the world is going to be richer because of them. That's something to celebrate!

Heather, Jen and I would love to help you reach your publishing goals this year—starting today. Have questions about writing, editing or publishing? About marketing or social media? Just ask! Leave a comment here and we'll give our best answer. We'd love to lend you a hand!