Lorna Reid

Lorna Reid - Designer

Glasgow, UK

I am a professional book formatter/interior designer who enjoys working in all genres, from fantasy and sci-fi to romance and YA fiction.

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Overview

I am a professional book formatter/designer who enjoys working with clients from all over the world on their self-publishing journey. I format books for print and digital markets in a wide range of genres and have a passion for working with indie authors from all walks of life.

My love for books has been present throughout my life, and being able to work with authors to bring their books one step closer to publication makes my heart sing.

I have worked across a wide range of genres, and especially enjoy genre fiction, such as Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror, Romance, Thrillers, and sub-genres, such as YA, Urban, Paranormal, Dystopian, and Post Apocalyptic. I'm easy going, can work to tight deadlines, and have a good sense of humour. There is nothing I like more than seeing a client's work move out in the world and enrich it.

A few client testimonials:
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Being that this is my first time self-publishing, I wasn't sure how the formatting procedure would go. Lorna was excellent in informing me of how this process was going to go and she exceeded my expectations when it came down to professionalism and meeting deadlines. I plan on collaborating with her again in the future.
--Christopher Howard, December 2020
*****
Lorna was fabulous to work with. She made changes without complaint and was patient when I ran a little behind schedule (waiting for the cover design from another designer.) Her work is picture perfect and I'm so happy to have found her.
--Olivia Cole, Nov 28, 2020
*****
I loved working with Lorna and look forward to the next time. She does fantastic work and is a great communicator. Highly recommend!
--Trisha LaVan, Nov 16, 2020
*****
I approached Lorna as a complete amateur and she was extremely patient and answered far too many questions! The formatting in 3 different formats was just as I hoped and more. I would not hesitate in recommending Lorna
--Nick Carr, Oct 25, 2020
Languages
English
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Fantasy
Mystery & Crime
Paranormal Romance
Romance
Science Fiction
Urban Fantasy
Young Adult

Work experience

Book formatter

Self-employed
March, 2017 – Present (over 5 years)

I have had several years experience in formatting fiction books for both digital and print markets. I have worked across a wide ranges of genres, including fantasy, sci-fi, romance, historical fiction, urban fantasy, YA fiction, and comic fantasy.

Lorna has 128 reviews

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Communication & Punctuality

natalie shaw
It was a pleasure to work with Lorna. She answered my queries with insight into the publishing world and as this was my first book it was helpful to get her advice. She did a wonderful job with both my ebook and print book which look amazing. She was flexible with time frames and I am looking forward to working with her again.

natalie shaw, June 2022


James Newquist
Wow! Lorna did a great interior design of my debut novel. Communication was timely. Her ideas excellent. Being new to self-publishing and in particular book design, she taught me a lot on how it is done, answered my questions and encouraged me to offer my own ideas. I highly recommend Lorna to any author out there looking for a wonderful interior book designer. I hope to work with her agai...
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James Newquist, June 2022


Elphena La Poet
It was a pleasure working with Lorna. I appreciate her thoughtfulness throughout the collaboration.

Elphena La Poet, June 2022


devi shorashi
I began on this platform several years and several books ago. Lorna was my first choice and first experience with this site; I NEVER left her! Her work is EXCEPTIONAL! As with most hopeful authors I have submitted work, only to never hear from anyone. Recently, I submitted a book, complete with cover, designed by Lorna; had an honest-to-GWAD editor for the publishing company ring me up to tel...
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devi shorashi, June 2022


Nancy Coiner
This was a little extra work on an ongoing project. Lorna did a great job.

Nancy Coiner, May 2022

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