As an artist and a designer, I like to make my own covers. I've made DVD covers, I've made posters, and I designed the cover for "Show Me the End of the World." That one came to me fairly easily... I recall my thought process being simply that I wanted an image of the world on fire and the text to have a fairly simple treatment and this is what came out:
Now I'm designing the cover for my short story "The Box" and I'm running into a little bit of a snag. Initially, I came up with this:
But then I started thinking more along the lines of the concepts at work in the story and about taking things a bit less literally with the cover.
"Superman Returns" by John Ottman