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Dionne Abouelela

Dionne Abouelela - Designer

Indianapolis, IN, United States

Zesty cover designer and owner of a boutique publishing company. Books are my jam.

Overview

cover designer, developmental editor, and book formatter.

Services
Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Fiction
Crime & Mystery Inspirational LGBTQ Literature Mashups Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen

Certifications

  • Certified Goal Achievement Coach
  • Certified Lifestyle Design Coach
  • Master's of Professional Writing, Chatham University
  • BFA Communications, Indiana University

Awards

  • eLit Book Design - LGBT Fiction - Silver Award 2015

Work experience

Head Happy Writer

Happy Writing CO (#HappyWriting)
February, 2017 – Present (11 months)

#HappyWriting is a movement to put the happy back in writing and the paychecks back in being an author! We coach authors on improving their platform, growing their business, and writing better through our online Facebook Group (Facebook.com/groups/happywriting) and on Twitter - #HappyWritingChat every Sunday at 12 pm EST.

CEO

Pen Name Publishing
January, 2014 – Present (almost 4 years)

Pen Name Publishing is an award winning boutique micropublisher. I oversee production schedules, book cover design, interior formatting, marketing materials, and author coaching.

Portfolio (3 selected works)

The Bomber

David O'Sullivan

Joseph Starling has returned from war and is trying his best to resettle into civilian life. In the midst of his struggles, anti war protests spring up around him, and in this violence he is once again forced to face his internal conflicts.When Joseph discovers his best friend has been murdered he is offered a chance for revenge, and that revenge comes in the form of high explosive. He doesn’t... read more

Joseph Starling has returned from war and is trying his best to resettle into civilian life. In the midst of his struggles, anti war protests spring up around him, and in this violence he is once again forced to face his internal conflicts.When Joseph discovers his best friend has been murdered he is offered a chance for revenge, and that revenge comes in the form of high explosive. He doesn’t... read more

Something Beautiful

Amanda Gernentz Hanson

Cordelia and Declan have been best friends since they were three years old. By the time they hit middle school, Cordelia—Cord, to Declan—is already feeling the blackness in her life as depression takes hold. Their mutual attraction to each other leads to a serious high school relationship, one with their foundation of friendship at the forefront. Cordelia seems to have her mental health under ... read more

Cordelia and Declan have been best friends since they were three years old. By the time they hit middle school, Cordelia—Cord, to Declan—is already feeling the blackness in her life as depression takes hold. Their mutual attraction to each other leads to a serious high school relationship, one with their foundation of friendship at the forefront. Cordelia seems to have her mental health under ... read more

Tobacco Sun

Lorna Hollifield

The year is 1947. The war is over, Jackie Robinson has just integrated baseball, and Frank Sinatra breezes in over the fuzzy airwaves. A sense of relief is finally sweeping the nation...everywhere except Tobaccoville, North Carolina.Beyond the rural fields that are pregnant with decades of secrets, a mysterious Hollywood pin-up is jailed for murder while her facially birthmarked half-sister ma... read more

The year is 1947. The war is over, Jackie Robinson has just integrated baseball, and Frank Sinatra breezes in over the fuzzy airwaves. A sense of relief is finally sweeping the nation...everywhere except Tobaccoville, North Carolina.Beyond the rural fields that are pregnant with decades of secrets, a mysterious Hollywood pin-up is jailed for murder while her facially birthmarked half-sister ma... read more

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