My post-apoc has not found a home, and so I’m thinking of self-publishing it. The hardest thing about a post-apoc (other than the world-building and the finding of love in a hopeless place?) is finding a cover!
I spent a lot of time looking at stock photo sites and seeing LOTS of happy people. My characters are not happy people. Hey, the world has ENDED. So I’m thinking of a two-image cover.
This is the first image:
Here are some of the images I like. What do you think?
I like this one, she’s sad. A little too well-groomed, though.
Again with the well-groomed, but I like her being in the forefront.
This one’s kinda generic:
Again with the well-groomed:
I love love love love this one, but he’s holding a wedding ring!
I discounted this one because it doesn’t look romance-enough, but she looks like Jennifer Lawrence, doesn’t she?
I kind of like the desperation in this, but he’s not at all handsome.
Another generic one: