Design Services for Indie Authors

Elle Maxwell Design offers high quality custom book cover designs and marketing services for self-published authors.


Illustrated Book Covers

Be on trend for 2020 with an illustrated cover that will grab readers’ attention. These are popular right now in the Contemporary Romance, Romantic Comedy, ChickLit / Women’s Fiction, and Young Adult genres.

Book Promotion

Take some of the hassle out of marketing for your book launch. Look like a professional with promo images for your social media accounts and email newsletters. Graphics for your cover reveal, book teasers, contests, pub day countdown, and more!

Author Branding

Brand yourself like a professional, but at an indie budget. Hire Elle for any or all of the self-published author marketing necessities: custom logo, avatar, website design, Facebook headers, & more.


Launching your first book (or any book!) can be overwhelming. There are so many pieces to becoming a self-published author that go beyond the writing. Simplify the process by hiring Elle to set you up with anything from email newsletter templates and ARC reader sign up forms to

Client Testimonials

Working with Elle was easy, fast, and fun! I described the characters and settings in my head, and she brought them to life with her creative magic! She was flexible and easy-going, and had my project done way ahead of schedule. My cover is better than I could have ever imagined, and I can’t wait to use her for future projects!

― Taylor Danae Colbert

Elle was very professional. Absolutely stunning work with quick turnaround. She took my ideas and gave them life…making them even better than I’d imagined!

― Julie Olivia


Fill out the contact form below so we can discuss your design needs and ideas! I’ll be in touch within 24 hours to start the collaboration and give you a price estimate for your project.

About Elle

Elle is the author of Us, Again, her self-published debut novel. She fell in love with digital illustration while creating her own book cover, as well as the book launch marketing process. It’s been a joy collaborating with other authors in the community to help make their dreams come true.