I have a few books simmering on the burners. But my short story/flash collection is the one I’m closest to torturing the world with. And it needs a cover, as these things go.
Anyway, there are many choices and it’s overwhelming. I’ve narrowed it down. A lot.
I write kind of “dark” fiction but it’s not horror. It’s not thriller. It’s not really any genre. It’s just sort of…dark. Sad? No idea. But I don’t want to mislead readers with a cover that screams, “Horror!”
That was fun.
I want something that represents the darkness while also retaining some softness. If you’ve read my flash, you know what I mean. Without further ado…
Would you, could you, pretty please (with a cherry on top) take a look at these and vote for your favorite?
The font type, color, size, and placement can be changed. Any suggestions/ideas in the comments would be much appreciated.
Thank you, gentle readers. I am so very grateful.
The lovely Rachael Ritchey, author of Chronicles of the Twelve Realms and founder of BlogBattle, designed these for me. I asked her for some advice after reading her post about cover design in her Indie Publishing series and, before I knew it, I had 500 designs in my inbox. I jest. There were only 400. She enjoys designing covers. And is really good at it. And is most generous with her time and talent.
All images copyright Sarah Brentyn