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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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:
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
Action & Adventure
Mystery & Crime
Paranormal Romance
Science Fiction
Urban Fantasy
Young Adult

Work experience

Book formatter

March, 2017 – Present (almost 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 102 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Aide Lehmann
Thank you for all your hard work.

Aide Lehmann, November 2021

Aide Lehmann
Thank you very much for all the hard work.

Aide Lehmann, November 2021

Julia Laugesen
Lorna did a fabulous job with the formatting. Everything turned out beautifully, and she was incredibly responsive, helpful, and accommodating throughout the whole experience. I would definitely hire her again and recommend her to anyone looking for a formatter.

Julia Laugesen, November 2021

Jason White
Perfect work. Responsive, professional, knows her stuff, polite, and GREAT designs for ebook and print.

Jason White, November 2021

Sean DeLauder
Lorna was patient, knowledgable, and extremely amenable. If anyone asked for a recommendation, Lorna would have mine.

Sean DeLauder, November 2021

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