Illustrations can make your KDP book more engaging and enjoyable to read. Let’s see how our geek and gal discuss creating illustrations for a book in a fun and easy-to-understand conversation!

Gal Smiling

Hey there! Want to add some illustrations to your book?

Geek Excited

Yes, but I don't know where to start!

Gal Encouraging

No worries! Let's figure it out together.

Deciding on the Need for Illustrations

Gal Question

First, think about your book. Do illustrations make sense for the content?

Geek Thinking

Hmm, I guess they would help explain some ideas better.

Gal Proud

Great! Now let's explore your options for creating them.

Creating Illustrations Yourself or Hiring an Illustrator

Gal Explaining

You can create illustrations yourself if you're artistic or want to learn. There are many tools like Procreate and Adobe Illustrator to help you.

Geek Curious

But what if I'm not good at drawing?

Gal Ready

No problem! You can hire an illustrator to create professional and engaging illustrations for you.

Geek Wondering

How do I find an illustrator?

Gal Normal

Try freelance platforms, like Upwork or Fiverr , or ask for recommendations from friends.

Formatting and Inserting Illustrations

Gal Enthisiastic

Once you have your illustrations, you'll need to format them and insert them into your manuscript.

Geek Nodding

Sounds good! Any tips for that?

Gal Explaining

Make sure your illustrations are in a compatible format like JPEG or PNG. Then, insert them into your document and adjust the size and placement as needed.

Geek Laughing

I can't wait to see my book with all those cool illustrations!


Gal Happy

Now you know how to create illustrations for your KDP book! Decide whether to make them yourself or hire an illustrator, and then format and insert them into your manuscript.

Geek Determined

Thanks! Time to bring my book to life with amazing illustrations!

With this knowledge, you can create engaging illustrations for your KDP book that will delight your readers! 😃