I founded my studio with a mission: to help make author websites not suck. Back in the Stone Ages (2008), the web was really taking off as a platform for authors. Free services proliferated, but the design quality of author websites felt like it hadn't kept up with the times. Since then, I've made a dent in things, but there's a lot of work left to be done.
Utilizing WordPress as my platform, I focus on building easy to use and maintain author websites that have a professional polish above and beyond what you can accomplish with off-the-shelf parts. I specialize in developing custom content tools that authors need. Instead of forcing your website into a WordPress theme that's built for a different kind of small business, I've tailored our tools to the particular needs of writers.
And I know writers; I'm one myself, with a few dozen professional short story sales to various publications. I eat my own dog food, as they say in programming-speak. My own site runs the same code I develop for my clients. Because I'm a writer too, I know better the challenges and needs an author website has.
I've worked with publishers, individual authors, and author's organizations. Some of my ongoing clients include Orbit Books, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Michael Connelly, Ann Leckie, Kameron Hurley, Lightspeed, Nightmare, and Uncanny Magazines. Check out the gallery below for a few screenshots. Each design is tailored to my client's needs.
I'm happy to discuss full scale website redesigns or builds, or even just helping take on the regular maintenance tasks necessary for operating a secure and stable WordPress website. If you need help with a WordPress website, I'm here.
Mystery & Crime