Short Story Illustration Services

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Andrea

Andrea

Newark, NJ, USA

Professional illustrator/fine artist with 8y of experience. I love nature and crafting compelling and emotive visuals to augment stories


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Tomboy Hues Zine & Art Collective

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade Fantasy, Children's, Fiction, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Nature, Non-Fiction, Sex & Relationships, Holiday, Short Story, New Age, Cultural & Ethnic

Cassidy

Cassidy

Bend, OR, USA

Creative book designer with proven ability to craft visual stories—Previous clients include Red Hen Press, Not a Cult, Los Angeles Magazine


Work experience:

  • Red Hen Press
  • Not A Cult Media
  • Los Angeles Magazine
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design Production Management

Genres: Poetry, Fiction, Cultural & Ethnic, Anthologies, Women's Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Short Story, LGBTQ Fiction, Literary Fiction

Wes

Wes

Aztec, NM, USA

I love illustration. I have been creating images professionally for a long time, and have a wide variety of experiences to draw upon.


Work experience:

  • Ballantine Communications
  • Oracle
  • Riverfield Country Day School
  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Health & Wellbeing, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Short Story, Fiction, Technology, Business & Management, Biographies & Memoirs, Entertainment, Political Science & Current Affairs, Humanities & Social Sciences

Abi

Abi

Seattle, WA, USA

I’m an illustrator! My work is playful, whimsical, and appeals to children and adults alike. I’m inspired by dreams and nature.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Middle Grade Fantasy, Children's, Fiction, Picture Books, Middle Grade, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Short Story, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction

Jason

Jason

Los Angeles, CA, USA

I am a professional concept artist and illustrator working in the film and game industry.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Second Dinner
  • Epic Games

Services: Design Illustration

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction, Short Story, Magical Realism, Literary Fiction, Horror, Thriller & Suspense, Gaming & LitRPG, Fantasy

Charles

Charles

Seattle, WA, USA

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Illustrator - Book covers and interiors. Charlie believes in a future where somehow, against all odds, we make it.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Coyote & Crow

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Short Story, Fiction, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Gaming & LitRPG, LGBTQ Fiction, Space Opera, Science Fiction, Steampunk, Post-Apocalyptic, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult

Phoebe

Phoebe

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Award-winning picture book illustrator from New Zealand, based in the USA. A decade of experience for publishers including Penguin Books.


Services: Design Cover Design Illustration

Genres: Children's, Fiction, Short Story, Social & Family Issues, Young Adult, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Nature

Lauren

Lauren

New York, United States

You can, and should, judge a book by it's cover.


Work experience:

  • Little, Brown and Co.
  • St. Martin's Press

Services: Design Cover Design Illustration Typography Book Interior Design

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, Anthologies, Women's Fiction, Short Story, Photography

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Short story collections are usually various in themes and settings, and choosing a motif to highlight on the cover is not always easy. So why not hire a book illustrator to help you brainstorm and create a captivating illustrated cover?


An experienced short story book illustrator knows the taste of short story readers, i.e. people who enjoy symbols with deeper meanings that they get to untangle themselves. The right illustrator will elevate the themes you so carefully explored in your writing and make your short story collection stand apart on a shelf.


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