Melody Christian

Melody Christian - Designer

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

I help self-published authors get seen by creating unique book designs.

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Overview

Book Cover Designer specializing in bright, modern books for nonfiction authors.

Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Christian (Non-Fiction)
DIY & Crafts
Finance & Accounting
Health & wellbeing
Parenting & Families
Religion & Spirituality
Self-help & Self-improvement

Work experience

Owner and Designer

Self-employed
January, 2015 – Present (over 3 years)

I work with writers and authors to develop and design beautiful, modern, unique brands and books.

Graphic Designer

One Child Matters
August, 2011 – July, 2015 (almost 4 years)

Worked as the head print designer of all projects and company communication pieces. Worked to develop a consistent and engaging brand that emphasized the joy and impact the organization brought to the lives of children in need all around the world.

Portfolio (7 selected works)

Work Your Wealth: 9 Steps to Making Smarter Choices With Your Money

Mary Beth Storjohann

Imagine ditching the stress around your finances once and for all. Think about what your life would be like to have control over your money instead of feeling like it has control over you. Work Your Wealth isn’t your traditional personal finance book. Mary Beth Storjohann, CFP®, speaker and writer makes it her mission to cut through the crap, toss the fancy lingo, make money relatable, and bre... read more

Imagine ditching the stress around your finances once and for all. Think about what your life would be like to have control over your money instead of feeling like it has control over you. Work Your Wealth isn’t your traditional personal finance book. Mary Beth Storjohann, CFP®, speaker and writer makes it her mission to cut through the crap, toss the fancy lingo, make money relatable, and bre... read more

The Monthly Retainer Model in Financial Planning: What It Is, Why It Works, and How to Implement It in Your Firm

Alan Moore, Michael Kitces

The financial advice industry is changing. The Monthly Retainer Model in Financial Planning introduces a new way for advisors to structure their business models, making it feasible to profitably serve the next generation of clients for years to come. Alan Moore and Michael Kitces explain how the monthly retainer model enables RIA owners to work with Gen X and Gen Y clients, and share how to cr... read more

The financial advice industry is changing. The Monthly Retainer Model in Financial Planning introduces a new way for advisors to structure their business models, making it feasible to profitably serve the next generation of clients for years to come. Alan Moore and Michael Kitces explain how the monthly retainer model enables RIA owners to work with Gen X and Gen Y clients, and share how to cr... read more

Inflamed: discover the root cause of inflammation and personalize a step-by-step plan to create a healthy, vibrant life

Shelly Malone

Chosen by SELF Magazine as one of "7 Fascinating And Illuminating Books That Will Totally Open Your Eyes About Your Health" Both absorbing and revelatory, INFLAMED isn’t just a story of healing (of an inflammatory, autoimmune condition). It’s a crystal clear guide that cuts through the confusion and contradiction, offering an anti-inflammatory roadmap to reduce pain, calm chronic symptoms, and... read more

Chosen by SELF Magazine as one of "7 Fascinating And Illuminating Books That Will Totally Open Your Eyes About Your Health" Both absorbing and revelatory, INFLAMED isn’t just a story of healing (of an inflammatory, autoimmune condition). It’s a crystal clear guide that cuts through the confusion and contradiction, offering an anti-inflammatory roadmap to reduce pain, calm chronic symptoms, and... read more

Busy Mom's Guide to Creativity: A self-care workbook for moms who want to infuse their creative interests into their daily lies

Bev Feldman

Raise your hand if you can identify with any of the following: -You would love an afternoon to yourself with your Cannon DSLR immersed in taking photographs in the woods, but the thought of putting your own needs first fills you with an immense sense of guilt. -You love being a mom but feel like you are going to scream if you are asked to play another round of Candyland. -You feel like your da... read more

Raise your hand if you can identify with any of the following: -You would love an afternoon to yourself with your Cannon DSLR immersed in taking photographs in the woods, but the thought of putting your own needs first fills you with an immense sense of guilt. -You love being a mom but feel like you are going to scream if you are asked to play another round of Candyland. -You feel like your da... read more

Men in Midlife Crisis

Jim Conway

Jim Conway writes for all men who face midlife and have thought about walking away from family, work, church . . . all responsibilities, and never coming back. Of his own midlife crisis he says, "I feel like a vending machine. Someone pushes a button, and out comes an article. The family pushes buttons and out comes dollars. The community pushes other buttons. . . ." Also available- Your Husba... read more

Jim Conway writes for all men who face midlife and have thought about walking away from family, work, church . . . all responsibilities, and never coming back. Of his own midlife crisis he says, "I feel like a vending machine. Someone pushes a button, and out comes an article. The family pushes buttons and out comes dollars. The community pushes other buttons. . . ." Also available- Your Husba... read more

Authenticity: Real Faith in a Phony, Superficial World

Chad H. Young

"All You Christians are just a bunch of Hypocrites!"Unfortunately comments like this and the deep passionate emotion behind them define today's postmodern culture. Truth is, according to a recent study by the Barna group, their number one reason for rejecting Christianity is a lack of authentic Christians among their peers. Meanwhile, we are so busy "being" Christians and "doing" Christian act... read more

"All You Christians are just a bunch of Hypocrites!"Unfortunately comments like this and the deep passionate emotion behind them define today's postmodern culture. Truth is, according to a recent study by the Barna group, their number one reason for rejecting Christianity is a lack of authentic Christians among their peers. Meanwhile, we are so busy "being" Christians and "doing" Christian act... read more

Last Things Revealed: Hope for Life and the Everafter

Jim Dixon

With all the doomsday fanatics and psychics predicting the end times, different interpretations of the Bible creating wild speculation, and pop culture spinning a story full of dark drama and fear . . . what do we do . . . where do we go? In Last Things Revealed: Hope for Life and the Everafter, Dr. Jim Dixon addresses these issues thoughtfully and carefully from his years of experience teachi... read more

With all the doomsday fanatics and psychics predicting the end times, different interpretations of the Bible creating wild speculation, and pop culture spinning a story full of dark drama and fear . . . what do we do . . . where do we go? In Last Things Revealed: Hope for Life and the Everafter, Dr. Jim Dixon addresses these issues thoughtfully and carefully from his years of experience teachi... read more

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