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:
"I would definitely recommend every author work with Lorna. She performed every task agreed to and went beyond. Reedsy is luck to have her in their stable. I look forward to working with her in the future."
Thom Stanley, October 2019
"Lorna worked really fast on my book and she showed both professionalism and knowledge about the process. She has an elegant design style. She was also accommodating about last minute changes, which I appreciated. "
Maram Taibah, August 2019
"Lorna was so friendly and great to work with. She always responded to my questions and messages in a timely matter, and got the work done exactly when she said she would. I will definitely be using her again!"
Kate Burrows, August 2019
Action & Adventure
Mystery & Crime
Paranormal Romance
Science Fiction
Urban Fantasy
Young Adult

Work experience

Book formatter

March, 2017 – Present (over 3 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 53 reviews

Communication & Punctuality
Communication & Punctuality

Judah M
Lorna is professional, helpful, very skilled and comes highly recommended. Lorna's experience meant that she was able to clearly and succinctly explain to me the difference between the print version and ebook version, which was very helpful as I didn't know the ebook is always more simple in appearance. She then gave suggestions which helped me to achieve a look that worked well in both. I reci...
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Judah M, November 2020

Trisha LaVan
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, November 2020

Jamie Ripp
I am still working with Lorna, but so far, she has been amazing. I told her what I thought I wanted, and she sent me several samples to look at. She is great and didn't hesitate to make changes or suggest new ideas.

Jamie Ripp, November 2020

Dale Mahfood
Not only does Lorna do quality work in a timely manner, but she was patient with me and super helpful. This was important for me, as I am a first time publisher. I would definitely recommend her to format your books.

Dale Mahfood, November 2020

Susan Thomson-Solczak
I loved working with Lorna, and she was super patient and helpful, and her response rate was excellent.

Susan Thomson-Solczak, October 2020

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