heather-bl got their new book cover by running a design contest:
Design a book cover for a supernatural novel
Check out heather-bl's Book cover contest…
We are a small company publishing our first book
What's your vision?
I need a cover for my supernatural novel. The title is 'Dark is the Sea' and the author name is Heather Blanchard. The female protagonist is 18 years old, slim and has pale skin and long black hair. She has one green eye and one blue. She learns that she is a witch. The novel has a gothic mood and has elements of fairytale and horror. There is witchcraft, shadow ghosts in mirrors and mermaids in the story. This is the jacket blurb: Haunted by the mystery of her mother's disappearance and plagued by paranoia and nightmares, Rowan Munro abandons London for Dorchay, the remote Scottish village where she spent her childhood. With the help of her eccentric aunt and a familiar face from her past, she unlocks a power in her that is at once terrifying yet curiously addictive. As she uncovers the deep buried secrets of her family, she accidentally awakens something only imaginable in her worst nightmares and must question the trust of those closest to her. Now Rowan will have to harness the magic she has inherited in order to survive. Requirements: Should be suitable for Kindle Direct Publishing format Final artwork to be supplied as layered 300ppi Photoshop or Illustrator file with all text either rasterised or converted to outlines Cover artwork to be laid out as a flat printers spread (back cover - spine - front cover) with a 14mm spine Book size to be B6 Artwork to include a minimum 3mm bleed
I have included some images which are similar to the 'look' I would like for my cover, e.g. moody, atmospheric. I am currently awaiting an ISBN number which I will add as soon as I know.
£339 Silver package
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Book cover starts at HK$2,399.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their book cover.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
heather-bl collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected a winner!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
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