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Christine Scott

Christine Scott - Designer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Graphic/Web Designer specializing in book design and author marketing; Publisher

Overview

Hearty of laugh and quick of wit, Christine has been a professional graphic designer/website developer & brand consultant for over 20 years. She is an ardent book designer, intent on creating works that support the vision of the author, create a pleasing yet unobtrusive experience for the reader, and both refer to and expand upon the methods of the art of book making. She author is well-versed in the creation of author platforms and marketing their works.

Christine operates under the name Clever Crow Consulting and Design and is also the Co-publisher and Creative Director of Nosetouch Press. Additionally, she is the webmaster of albedo1.com, Ireland’s premier magazine of science fiction, horror, and fantasy.

Services
Fiction
Anthologies Classics Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Horror Poetry Science Fiction Short Story Thriller Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Career Guides New Age Publishing Self-help & Self-improvement

Certifications

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree

Work experience

Owner

Clever Crow Consulting and Design

January, 2016 – Present (about 1 year)

You never get a second chance at a first impression, and in today’s hyper-connected market, successful business requires impeccable design and strategic brand management to deliver consistent results, as customers are increasingly looking to each other for guidance in today’s highly-networked and branded world.

With so much offline and digital transparency, businesses must create brands that connect emotionally with customers. Brands are an increasingly essential part of winning business, capable of engaging customers on all levels, wherever they are, whoever they are.

Brand opportunities are there for the taking, but only if you are in the best possible position to take advantage of them.

Let me partner with you to help you get there as a branding and design consultant who can offer entrepreneurial strategies designed to assist you in defining your brand, including:

• Print book design
• Ebook production
• Creative consultation
• Marketing planning
• Full-service graphic design
• Website creation and implementation

My expertise in building brands includes design, strategy, brand activation and implementation, as well as continuous quality improvement in customer experience. Let me help you unlock the power of successful branding to help your business grow.

I offer long-term partnership with clients in branding and design, working with you as your business evolves and expands, delivering creative solutions that meet the needs of today’s needs and tomorrow’s possibilities. Email at christine@clevercrow.com to schedule a consultation. I look forward to working with you.

Publisher/Creative Director

Nosetouch Press

September, 2015 – Present (over 1 year)

ABOUT NOSETOUCH PRESS
Nosetouch Press is an independent book publisher based in Chicago, dedicated to publishing some of the most energizing fiction in American and international literature today. With a commitment to classic book design within an increasingly digital environment, Nosetouch Press brings innovative and authentic approaches to a lasting tradition of literary excellence.

THE ASTERISK
TheAsteriskWhat does the asterisk mean? To Nosetouch Press, it is an artistic understanding that sometimes the best things are found in unexpected places. We look in the margins as readily as we pay attention to them, and try to find the newest, most exciting authors currently out there. The Nose Knows is the promise of Nosetouch Press, that we’re following our noses to find the best fiction authors can produce, for readers who yearn for a satisfying reading experience. Look for the asterisk, and know that we’re looking out for you, whether you’re an up-and-coming author or a discerning reader of fiction.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

Wax & Wane: A Gathering of Witch Tales

Stephanie Burgis, D.T. Neal, Jo Wu, Lawrence Dagstine, J.T. Lawrence, Virginia M. Mohlere, Stephen Blake, Coy Hall, Dara Marquardt, Megan Neumann, Jeff Parsons, Dave Dormer, Jennifer Loring, Cynthia Ward, Spinster Eskie, Liam Hogan, Joseph Rubas, Kevin M. Folliard, Heddy Johannesen

Whether wicked or whimsical, few folkloric figures are as iconic as the witch. Wax & Wane: A Gathering of Witch Tales serves up 30 spellbinding stories of witches that are enchanting and terrifying, amusing and enticing. Classic or eclectic, fantastical or historical, these witch tales are a literary incantation to delight any fans of witches and witchcraft. Includes stories by Stephanie Burgi... read more

Whether wicked or whimsical, few folkloric figures are as iconic as the witch. Wax & Wane: A Gathering of Witch Tales serves up 30 spellbinding stories of witches that are enchanting and terrifying, amusing and enticing. Classic or eclectic, fantastical or historical, these witch tales are a literary incantation to delight any fans of witches and witchcraft. Includes stories by Stephanie Burgi... read more

The Masque of the Red Death and Other Stories (NP Classic Library) (Volume 1)

Edgar Allan Poe

The Nosetouch Press Classic Library is an ongoing collection of meticulously curated genre gems, breathing new life into vintage literary treasures. Best read by the warm glow of candlelight than the chilly incandescence of a tablet screen, but they’re there whenever you need them, however you read them.

The Nosetouch Press Classic Library is an ongoing collection of meticulously curated genre gems, breathing new life into vintage literary treasures. Best read by the warm glow of candlelight than the chilly incandescence of a tablet screen, but they’re there whenever you need them, however you read them.

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