Using some of the book cover designs from the NRP Team and the design from Kaitlyn, I cut and pasted a mock-up of a cover that I think would capture the true nature of Frozen Voices. It shows the silhouette of the ship at the top, which fades into dark/stormy water in the middle with “Frozen Voices” and “Lynne Heinzmann” superimposed on it, and then the soggy photos of the people are placed at the bottom of the page. And there’s frost around the edges of the cover.
I know the book cover I put together today is terribly executed. All of the cut lines are visible, the text font is all wrong, and the wrong photos are shown, but I sent it to Kaitlyn anyway. Hopefully, it will help explain what I’m looking for.
Yesterday, I searched the Internet and found several appropriate images from around 1900, showing men and women, who look like my characters. All of these photographs were classified as being “free domain” and “available for commercial use,” so should be suitable for the book’s cover without danger of copyright infringement. I sent them to Kaitlyn, too, for use on the website/blog as well as for the book cover.