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Nick Marsden

Nick Marsden - Designer

Seattle, WA, USA

Specialized eBook and print typesetting for commercial genre fiction. Make your eBook beautiful!

Overview

I am an eBook formatter and print book typesetter. I prefer working with commercial genre fiction, either long- or short-form. I specialize in creative formatting, including the use of images and fonts as well as special formatting of text (unorthodox indenting, drop caps, Small Caps, etc.)

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Crime & Mystery Fantasy Horror Romance Science Fiction Thriller

Certifications

  • BA -- Screenwriting: Columbia College - Hollywood

Work experience

Editor/Interior Designer

Pencastle Publications

January, 2015 – Present (almost 2 years)

I offer a range of publishing services to help authors who want to publish but may not have the computer skills to format an ebook or a print interior, or who need help with story editing or proofreading.

Portfolio (7 selected works)

Inkers

Alex Rudall

Amber, grey-skinned immune, fights for survival in the violent streets of Kathmandu. Her AI-infused strength and speed cannot protect her from the coming war. In South Africa a poverty-stricken prodigy named Lwazi has the power to destroy nations. Ruthless Hardwick will risk everything to claim it. Trapped on a remote island the orphan Lily has taken more ink than anyone alive. Every night she... read more

Amber, grey-skinned immune, fights for survival in the violent streets of Kathmandu. Her AI-infused strength and speed cannot protect her from the coming war. In South Africa a poverty-stricken prodigy named Lwazi has the power to destroy nations. Ruthless Hardwick will risk everything to claim it. Trapped on a remote island the orphan Lily has taken more ink than anyone alive. Every night she... read more

The Legacy of Shatara

Nick Marsden

A Sword and Sorcery Epic Like No Other! According to the Canticles of the Aramzin, five gods took human form and defeated the creature known as the Necromancer. The Aramzin were never heard from again. A thousand years later, Covan Korish, a warrior of savage renown, fights a personal war of vengeance against foreign invaders in the town of Shatara. But just when Shatara is overwhelmed by the ... read more

A Sword and Sorcery Epic Like No Other! According to the Canticles of the Aramzin, five gods took human form and defeated the creature known as the Necromancer. The Aramzin were never heard from again. A thousand years later, Covan Korish, a warrior of savage renown, fights a personal war of vengeance against foreign invaders in the town of Shatara. But just when Shatara is overwhelmed by the ... read more

The Book of Nepharid: The Never-Born: Volume 1

Nick Marsden

A failed wizard's apprentice becomes the hope of two worlds. The beginning of a complete fantasy series: the story of a boy who must become a man, a unicorn rider who struggles with her duty, and a legendary being who holds time itself in his grasp. When the powerful Book of Nepharid is stolen, it is up to Gaelan and his master, the Magus Ulrich, to bring the sorcerer Stormhand to justice. Joi... read more

A failed wizard's apprentice becomes the hope of two worlds. The beginning of a complete fantasy series: the story of a boy who must become a man, a unicorn rider who struggles with her duty, and a legendary being who holds time itself in his grasp. When the powerful Book of Nepharid is stolen, it is up to Gaelan and his master, the Magus Ulrich, to bring the sorcerer Stormhand to justice. Joi... read more

The Unicorn Rider: The Never-Born: Volume 2

Nick Marsden

When the hero becomes the villain! Upon his return to Terah, Gaelan True-Blood's first act as Protector is to use his new-found power to destroy the immortal Lord and Lady of Terah. Horrified by what Gaelan has done, Ariel Boreen and her unicorn companion Michael wonder what has driven her childhood friend to attempt to resurrect an ancient evil. Barely escaping with their lives, Ariel and Mic... read more

When the hero becomes the villain! Upon his return to Terah, Gaelan True-Blood's first act as Protector is to use his new-found power to destroy the immortal Lord and Lady of Terah. Horrified by what Gaelan has done, Ariel Boreen and her unicorn companion Michael wonder what has driven her childhood friend to attempt to resurrect an ancient evil. Barely escaping with their lives, Ariel and Mic... read more

The Lich War: The Never-Born, Volume 3

Nick Marsden

The Return of an Ancient Evil Thanks to the machinations of the Never-Born, the evil wizard Nepharid has been resurrected, becoming a powerful lich. As he systematically enslaves the god-like Elemental Lords, Nepharid seems to be unopposed. Only two shattered heroes fight to return to the battle against the undead wizard. Ariel Boreen: Suffering from the effects of powerful magic, she must sav... read more

The Return of an Ancient Evil Thanks to the machinations of the Never-Born, the evil wizard Nepharid has been resurrected, becoming a powerful lich. As he systematically enslaves the god-like Elemental Lords, Nepharid seems to be unopposed. Only two shattered heroes fight to return to the battle against the undead wizard. Ariel Boreen: Suffering from the effects of powerful magic, she must sav... read more

The Never-Born: The Complete Trilogy

Nick Marsden

A wizard's apprentice that won't grow up. A unicorn rider trapped by duty. When the powerful Book of Nepharid is stolen from Gaelan No-Blood's master, he and the unicorn rider, Ariel Boreen, are tasked with bringing the thief to justice. But the theft is only the beginning of an adventure that will span two worlds and threaten both with the destruction of all magic and belief. As magic is thre... read more

A wizard's apprentice that won't grow up. A unicorn rider trapped by duty. When the powerful Book of Nepharid is stolen from Gaelan No-Blood's master, he and the unicorn rider, Ariel Boreen, are tasked with bringing the thief to justice. But the theft is only the beginning of an adventure that will span two worlds and threaten both with the destruction of all magic and belief. As magic is thre... read more

The Light of Theolan: Gods of Sun, Earth, and Moon Trilogy: Volume 1

Nick Marsden

Are the bonds of blood strong enough to survive the Gods of Sun, Earth, and Moon? Theolan, the god of the sun, grants the power of his Light only to his most loyal servants - the paladins. In the tiny village of Zedren stands the last bastion of the Earth Mother. But when the village is visited by the followers of Theolan, the clash of gods leaves the village in ruin and two of its children fa... read more

Are the bonds of blood strong enough to survive the Gods of Sun, Earth, and Moon? Theolan, the god of the sun, grants the power of his Light only to his most loyal servants - the paladins. In the tiny village of Zedren stands the last bastion of the Earth Mother. But when the village is visited by the followers of Theolan, the clash of gods leaves the village in ruin and two of its children fa... read more

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