Melissa Stevens

Melissa Stevens – Designer

Award-winning cover designer and interior formatter with over ten years experience. Specializing in Fantasy and typography based designs.

Overview

Award-winning designer specializing in Fantasy and Typography based covers, and over the top interiors to match. I love creating beautiful, on-genre, eye-catching designs with a high-level attention to detail. If you are looking to make gorgeous special editions of your book, I can make that happen.


I push my interiors into works of art while continuing the feel of the cover, for ultimate cohesion from the beginning (front cover), to the end (back cover), of the book. I want to help your readers become immersed in your world.


No AI


Cover Design $2000+

Interior Formatting $400+

Maps $2000+


Now opening scheduling for 2025.

Services
Fiction
Epic Fantasy Middle Grade Middle Grade Fantasy New Adult Paranormal Romance Thriller & Suspense Urban Fantasy Young Adult Fantasy
Languages
English
Awards
  • 2016 RONE Winner-Mystery/Thriller Category
  • 2018 UTOPiA Winner for Best Supernatural Book Cover
  • 2019 UTOPiA Winner for Best Book Interior
  • 2020 UTOPiA Winner for Supernatural Book Cover
  • 2022 UTOPiA Winner for Best Supernatural Book Cover
  • The Book Fest Fall 2022-3rd Place for Best Overall Cover
  • 2022 RONE Winner YA Fantasy Cover
  • 2022 RONE Runner Up YA Fantasy Cover

Work experience

Self-employed

Oct, 2009 — Present

Portfolio

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Riches to Rags

Bond, Casey L.

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Brutal Curse

Bond, Casey L.

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Unlocked

Bond, Casey L.

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Melissa has 7 reviews

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Francisca A.

Francisca A.

Jul, 2023

This is my is my fourth time working with Melissa and as usual, she did a great job with formatting my book. She’s so pleasant to work with and was able to deliver my project in a timely manner. She’s very professional and knowledgeable. I’d definitely recommend her services to other authors!
Francisca A.

Francisca A.

Feb, 2023

This was my second time working with Melissa and I’m very happy with her work! She was very professional, knowledgeable, and readily available when I had any questions. I definitely plan to work with her again in the future and would highly recommend her to anyone who is looking to format their book!
Elizabeth J.

Elizabeth J.

Oct, 2022

Melissa is wonderful to work with for interior design. She really brings the book to life with her thoughtful touches for the interior. Would highly recommend working with her!
Elizabeth J.

Elizabeth J.

Jul, 2022

The cover for my second book is just as spectacular as the first! I highly recommend Melissa.
Elizabeth J.

Elizabeth J.

Apr, 2022

This is the second time I have worked with Melissa. This time it is on a map for a middle grade fantasy trilogy. The map is constructed of layers so that a new area can be revealed in each book. The map is amazing, she took a not so great sketch and rough description to try to make things somewhat to scale and worked some magic. I would highly recommend her to make your map or a book cover.

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