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Jennifer Stimson

Jennifer StimsonDesigner

Toronto, ON, Canada

I bring to the table 16+ years in the Publishing Industry creating book designs for Publishing companies and Self-Publishers.

Overview

I’ve been in the publishing industry for almost 17 years, and I guess you could say I’m a bit of a book design maven!

Over the years I’ve been creating top caliber book designs for self-publishers and major educational & trade publishers.

I’m located in Toronto, Canada.

Book design is my passion and I look forward to working with you!

Services
Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs DIY & Crafts Education & Reference Health & wellbeing Home & Garden Parenting & Families Self-help & Self-improvement Sex & Relationships

Work experience

Book Designer

Jennifer Stimson is self-employed

January, 2000 – Present (about 17 years)

Portfolio (20 selected works)

Standing Up: From Renegade Professor to Middle-Aged Comic

Ada Cheng

When you just can't sit and take it anymore.Taiwanese-born Ada Cheng had achieved the American dream: U.S. citizenship, a tenured faculty position as a sociology professor, and a following of students who adored her. But by midlife, she was tired of struggling against both subtle and overt gender and racial discrimination and battling conservative academia. Driven by instinct and whim, Ada enr... read more

When you just can't sit and take it anymore.Taiwanese-born Ada Cheng had achieved the American dream: U.S. citizenship, a tenured faculty position as a sociology professor, and a following of students who adored her. But by midlife, she was tired of struggling against both subtle and overt gender and racial discrimination and battling conservative academia. Driven by instinct and whim, Ada enr... read more

Fool Willing: The Secret Power of Play to Engage Communities in Your Green Organization

Kathy Oppegard

Imagine what having more advocates could do for your environmental organization: more engaged volunteers, more political wins for conservation, more financial support, and more enthusiastic collaborations.The U.S. is fortunate to have people from many different cultures and ethnicities, yet so many of these good folks have not been invited to full participation in the green movement. Fool Will... read more

Imagine what having more advocates could do for your environmental organization: more engaged volunteers, more political wins for conservation, more financial support, and more enthusiastic collaborations.The U.S. is fortunate to have people from many different cultures and ethnicities, yet so many of these good folks have not been invited to full participation in the green movement. Fool Will... read more

Just Tell Me What I Want: How to Find Your Purpose When You Have No Idea What It Is

Sara Kravitz

How Do I Figure Out What I Want? This book is for anyone who has ever been told to “follow their bliss” and then immediately wanted to punch that person in the face. Maybe you feel like you should have things figured out by now. Maybe you think things should be better, but you don’t know how to get started. Maybe you would love to work really hard toward something, but aren't totally sure what... read more

How Do I Figure Out What I Want? This book is for anyone who has ever been told to “follow their bliss” and then immediately wanted to punch that person in the face. Maybe you feel like you should have things figured out by now. Maybe you think things should be better, but you don’t know how to get started. Maybe you would love to work really hard toward something, but aren't totally sure what... read more

From Sidelines to Start Lines: The Frustrated Runner's Guide to Lacing Up for a Lifetime

Sarah Richardson

It’s Your Life. Rise Up and Run with It.This book is for former runners who are feeling frustrated and like frauds for sitting on the couch or behind the computer for far too many days (or years). If you want to get back into running to improve your health, your social life, and your sanity, this book is for you. When you clarify what has really been holding you back and keeping you from loggi... read more

It’s Your Life. Rise Up and Run with It.This book is for former runners who are feeling frustrated and like frauds for sitting on the couch or behind the computer for far too many days (or years). If you want to get back into running to improve your health, your social life, and your sanity, this book is for you. When you clarify what has really been holding you back and keeping you from loggi... read more

Choose Me

Cassie Parks

In this fun, inspiring story, you get to tag along on the journey of a working girl and her attempt to find love and complete her happy ever after.Melanie has just been promoted. Now she can finally start living the life she's been putting off. First up, being more spontaneous, which leads her dancing into the arms of Josh Rawlings, a handsome man who's in town to visit his Army buddies. After... read more

In this fun, inspiring story, you get to tag along on the journey of a working girl and her attempt to find love and complete her happy ever after.Melanie has just been promoted. Now she can finally start living the life she's been putting off. First up, being more spontaneous, which leads her dancing into the arms of Josh Rawlings, a handsome man who's in town to visit his Army buddies. After... read more

Everyday Medium: 7 Steps to Discover, Develop and Direct Your Sixth Sense

Marsha Kay Farias

CHANGING THE WORLD STARTS WITH YOUDo you see, hear, feel or know what others don’t? Do you want to know why? Are you afraid of telling certain people because of what they might say? Do you feel like you’re meant for something more?Marsha Kay Farias awakened to her sixth sense at the age of seventeen when she was healed instantly from suicidal depression. She began hearing other people’s though... read more

CHANGING THE WORLD STARTS WITH YOUDo you see, hear, feel or know what others don’t? Do you want to know why? Are you afraid of telling certain people because of what they might say? Do you feel like you’re meant for something more?Marsha Kay Farias awakened to her sixth sense at the age of seventeen when she was healed instantly from suicidal depression. She began hearing other people’s though... read more

Feel Good Again: A Game-Changing Guide to Creating Wellness, Energy, and Joy Using Functional Medicine Principles

Linda Goggin

Is waking up with fatigue, aches, and pains getting old for you? Your labwork is “normal.” Your doctors shrug their shoulders. And you’re left wondering where in the world your energy and vitality could possibly have gone, especially when you’re trying to “do all the right things.” Dr. Linda Goggin invites you on a lively journey to Feel Good Again, because robust good health is your birthrigh... read more

Is waking up with fatigue, aches, and pains getting old for you? Your labwork is “normal.” Your doctors shrug their shoulders. And you’re left wondering where in the world your energy and vitality could possibly have gone, especially when you’re trying to “do all the right things.” Dr. Linda Goggin invites you on a lively journey to Feel Good Again, because robust good health is your birthrigh... read more

... But I'm NOT Racist!: Tools for Well-Meaning Whites

Kathy Obear

Deepen your Resolve to Live as a Change Agent for Racial JusticeWho would you be if you were no longer afraid someone would call you racist? What impact could you have if you had proven tools and techniques to create greater racial justice in your organization? For the past two decades as a speaker and an executive coach, Dr. Kathy Obear has helped thousands of whites find the courage to chall... read more

Deepen your Resolve to Live as a Change Agent for Racial JusticeWho would you be if you were no longer afraid someone would call you racist? What impact could you have if you had proven tools and techniques to create greater racial justice in your organization? For the past two decades as a speaker and an executive coach, Dr. Kathy Obear has helped thousands of whites find the courage to chall... read more

PRIDE: You Can't Heal If You're Hiding from Yourself

Ronald Holt

Do you wonder and worry about your gender or sexual feelings?Do you have unanswered questions about your gender or sexual feelings? Are you worried about what other people might think of you if they knew? Or do you know someone who is struggling with their identity and you don't know how to help? You are not alone.Dr. Ron Holt has spoken to thousands of college-age students to help them make s... read more

Do you wonder and worry about your gender or sexual feelings?Do you have unanswered questions about your gender or sexual feelings? Are you worried about what other people might think of you if they knew? Or do you know someone who is struggling with their identity and you don't know how to help? You are not alone.Dr. Ron Holt has spoken to thousands of college-age students to help them make s... read more

The Spark: The Legacy That Changed the Dance World

Cheryl Ale

You and The Spark will create a legacy your dance students will never forget! The Spark: The Legacy that Changed the Dance World is about our journey as creative artists and dancers-turned-teachers who are now struggling with the complexities of teaching. Choosing a ballet program that juggles all styles, techniques, and methodologies and that all levels of students will progressively love is ... read more

You and The Spark will create a legacy your dance students will never forget! The Spark: The Legacy that Changed the Dance World is about our journey as creative artists and dancers-turned-teachers who are now struggling with the complexities of teaching. Choosing a ballet program that juggles all styles, techniques, and methodologies and that all levels of students will progressively love is ... read more

Growing up for Grown-Ups: Taking Lessons from the Kids in Our Lives

Sharon Pope, Madison Ferega-George

Our children are wise. Sometimes more wise than we give them credit for.Maybe, as women, we could learn a few things from the children in our lives about how to be happy and joyful, so that we can become the women, wives and mothers we aspire to be.This book will help you to:Remember what you’ve forgotten over the years and get back to who you really are, so that you can embrace and become all... read more

Our children are wise. Sometimes more wise than we give them credit for.Maybe, as women, we could learn a few things from the children in our lives about how to be happy and joyful, so that we can become the women, wives and mothers we aspire to be.This book will help you to:Remember what you’ve forgotten over the years and get back to who you really are, so that you can embrace and become all... read more

Frazzled to Free: The Soulful Momma's Guide to Finding Meaningful Work

Kayla Berg

Did you become a mom and immediately find that your career no longer works for you?Do you long to be doing something different, but aren’t sure what or how? Or how you’ll even find time and energy to make it happen with such a busy life?After more than a decade of personal experience in picking the exact wrong careers, Kayla Berg offers a much easier and simpler way to find soulful, meaningful... read more

Did you become a mom and immediately find that your career no longer works for you?Do you long to be doing something different, but aren’t sure what or how? Or how you’ll even find time and energy to make it happen with such a busy life?After more than a decade of personal experience in picking the exact wrong careers, Kayla Berg offers a much easier and simpler way to find soulful, meaningful... read more

Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You): An Addict's Mom's Guide to Peace

Sandy L. Sherman

Find The Love, Patience, and Insight to Take Your Life Back What does it look and feel like to be a Mother of an Addict? How does a Mothers unconditional love help her child’s addiction? How can you find the strength and faith to continue battling this monster? What should you do when you feel alone and afraid? How do you let go without giving up?Sandy Sherman is a Mother of 2 addicts – a Daug... read more

Find The Love, Patience, and Insight to Take Your Life Back What does it look and feel like to be a Mother of an Addict? How does a Mothers unconditional love help her child’s addiction? How can you find the strength and faith to continue battling this monster? What should you do when you feel alone and afraid? How do you let go without giving up?Sandy Sherman is a Mother of 2 addicts – a Daug... read more

I Want to Change My Life: How to Overcome Anxiety, Depression and Addiction

Steven Melemis

The book contains a five-point plan for overcoming anxiety, depression, and addiction. Learn the symptoms, treatment, and relapse prevention strategies that will change your life. Learn new coping skills such as cognitive therapy, stress management, and mindfulness along with step-by-step instructions on how to use them. The book includes numerous exercises and a one-month program to help you ... read more

The book contains a five-point plan for overcoming anxiety, depression, and addiction. Learn the symptoms, treatment, and relapse prevention strategies that will change your life. Learn new coping skills such as cognitive therapy, stress management, and mindfulness along with step-by-step instructions on how to use them. The book includes numerous exercises and a one-month program to help you ... read more

Canadian Law: An Introduction

Paperback Textbook

Paperback Textbook

Grief Interrupted: A Holistic Guide to Reclaiming Your Joy

Corey Stiles

Find your way out of the pain and darkness of grief.None of us escapes life without experiencing grief in one form or another. But the journey of grieving parents, specifically that of the grieving mother, is something no one can imagine … unless they have lived it. Is there a way through? Is it possible to live vibrantly again, to find joy and purpose in life after your young adult child has ... read more

Find your way out of the pain and darkness of grief.None of us escapes life without experiencing grief in one form or another. But the journey of grieving parents, specifically that of the grieving mother, is something no one can imagine … unless they have lived it. Is there a way through? Is it possible to live vibrantly again, to find joy and purpose in life after your young adult child has ... read more

The Fibromyalgia Coach: Feel Better, Change Lives, and Find Your Best Job Ever

Tami Stackelhouse

Feel Better, Change Lives, and Find Your Best Job Ever!Looking for a fibromyalgia-friendly career that will help you feel better instead of worse? Could your job be keeping you from you getting better? Do you feel like you aren't ready to file for disability, but can't keep up at work either?In her second book, The Fibromyalgia Coach, Tami Stackelhouse tells the story of her lifelong search fo... read more

Feel Better, Change Lives, and Find Your Best Job Ever!Looking for a fibromyalgia-friendly career that will help you feel better instead of worse? Could your job be keeping you from you getting better? Do you feel like you aren't ready to file for disability, but can't keep up at work either?In her second book, The Fibromyalgia Coach, Tami Stackelhouse tells the story of her lifelong search fo... read more

Your Key to the Akashic Records: Access Your Personal Spiritual Advisor 24/7 to Fulfill Your Soul's Highest Potential

Jiayuh Chyan

Gain incredible insights by accessing your past lives and future possibilities in your Akashic Records!Do you believe that you have past lives? Do you know that your past lives could influence your current life? Do you know that you can get information about all of your future possibilities? YES, you can get all that from your Akashic Records. Have you wondered how Akashic Records can help you... read more

Gain incredible insights by accessing your past lives and future possibilities in your Akashic Records!Do you believe that you have past lives? Do you know that your past lives could influence your current life? Do you know that you can get information about all of your future possibilities? YES, you can get all that from your Akashic Records. Have you wondered how Akashic Records can help you... read more

Unclutter Your Spirit: How Your Stuff Is a Treasure Map to Your Inner Wisdom

Sue Rasmussen

Your stuff has been trying to get your attention.What if the stuff in your home was much more than just… stuff? What if the things around you were a direct map to what’s going on inside you: your beliefs, your resistance, your story of your past, your fears and doubts, and also your joy and your connection to your inner wisdom?Your home has the power to show you where you’re on track – and off... read more

Your stuff has been trying to get your attention.What if the stuff in your home was much more than just… stuff? What if the things around you were a direct map to what’s going on inside you: your beliefs, your resistance, your story of your past, your fears and doubts, and also your joy and your connection to your inner wisdom?Your home has the power to show you where you’re on track – and off... read more

Why Can't I Drink Like Everyone Else?: A Step-By-Step Guide to Understanding Why You Drink and Knowing How to Take a Break

Rachel Hart

Why Can’t I Drink Like Everyone Else?Have you ever silently asked yourself this question? Do you wonder why sometimes it feels like alcohol has a pull over you that you don’t understand and don’t like to talk about? Are you frustrated that other people can control how much they drink without any problem, when your efforts are often hit or miss?I spent years trying to answer these questions for... read more

Why Can’t I Drink Like Everyone Else?Have you ever silently asked yourself this question? Do you wonder why sometimes it feels like alcohol has a pull over you that you don’t understand and don’t like to talk about? Are you frustrated that other people can control how much they drink without any problem, when your efforts are often hit or miss?I spent years trying to answer these questions for... read more

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