Michelle M. White

Michelle M. White - Designer

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

MMW Books | Book Covers, Editorial Design, and Ebooks | Experienced•Expert Typography•Creative•Personal Service•Reliable•On-time delivery.

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Overview

Book Design portfolio and contact information at | Experienced Graphic Designer specializing in creative print and ebook design, including covers and interiors, for children and adults. With over 15 years of book design experience, I excel at designing book layouts that utilize various visual and informational elements to engage the reader, foster understanding, and maintain interest. I have experience with many types of non-fiction including memoirs, business books, study guides, textbooks, cookbooks, and more. I am detail oriented and pride myself in creative layout, excellent typography, and ideal color and font selection. I unify all these components to create professionally designed, reader-friendly books that sell. I will turn your vision into reality with personal, affordable, and on-time service.
Languages
English
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Children's - Non-fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Education & Reference
Health & wellbeing
History
Self-help & Self-improvement
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Picture Books

Work experience

Book Designer

Self-employed
March, 2002 – Present (over 18 years)

• Over two decades of experience in book design, composition and typesetting.
• Designing quality book covers and interior layouts in print and ebook formats.
• InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat.

Graphic Designer/Prepress Operator

American Color
August, 1999 – March, 2002 (over 2 years)

Conceptual textbook design and prepress, beginning with thumbnails and working through composition to press-ready pdf files. Design and typesetting for Harcourt and Holt textbooks. Organized, trained and supervised team of designers and compositors, successfully juggling many simultaneous projects to meet rigorous deadlines.

Magazine and circular prepress, photo retouching and scanning images for high quality four-color printing.

Graphic Designer

Rudik Printing
February, 1997 – August, 1999 (over 2 years)

Designed advertisements, brochures, logos, and other materials for commercial printing.

Graphic Designer

Gillan Graphics
August, 1994 – January, 1996 (over 1 year)

Designed monthly newsletters for local country clubs, logos, business cards, letterhead, brochures, advertisements,

Portfolio (11 selected works)

The Daily Essentials Cookbook Collection: Breakfast (Volume 1)

Angela Gaffney

Every recipe in The Daily Essentials Cookbook Collection is made with fresh, whole foods. We strive to use organic ingredients and focus largely on plant-based foods that provide the bodyphyto nutrients; naturally occurring plant-based compounds that fight disease and reduce stress in the body. Every recipe is sure to provide you a healthy balance of protein, fat and carbohydrates so you achie... read more

Every recipe in The Daily Essentials Cookbook Collection is made with fresh, whole foods. We strive to use organic ingredients and focus largely on plant-based foods that provide the bodyphyto nutrients; naturally occurring plant-based compounds that fight disease and reduce stress in the body. Every recipe is sure to provide you a healthy balance of protein, fat and carbohydrates so you achie... read more

REAL Science Odyssey, Biology 2

Blair Lee

RSO Biology 2 is a comprehensive biology course designed to meet and exceed the National Science Education Standards for life science at the middle school level (grades 5 through 8). But unlike many science textbooks, RSO Biology 2 is not a dry collection of facts and worksheets but rather an in-depth course that engages young people's minds at the same time they are actively participating in ... read more

RSO Biology 2 is a comprehensive biology course designed to meet and exceed the National Science Education Standards for life science at the middle school level (grades 5 through 8). But unlike many science textbooks, RSO Biology 2 is not a dry collection of facts and worksheets but rather an in-depth course that engages young people's minds at the same time they are actively participating in ... read more

Cosmic Secrets: A Key to Self Discover (Beyond Human Design) (Volume 1)

Eleanor Haspel-Portner Ph.D.

Consciousness is a state of being that we often take for granted. But true consciousness—and all the multidimensionality that comes with it—is the key to unlocking a deeper and more meaningful relationship with our own personalities. Here to guide the way is author Eleanor Haspel-Portner, PhD, whose groundbreaking study—encompassed for the first time in Cosmic Secrets—is the only scientificall... read more

Consciousness is a state of being that we often take for granted. But true consciousness—and all the multidimensionality that comes with it—is the key to unlocking a deeper and more meaningful relationship with our own personalities. Here to guide the way is author Eleanor Haspel-Portner, PhD, whose groundbreaking study—encompassed for the first time in Cosmic Secrets—is the only scientificall... read more

Second Degree Reiki: A Workbook

Dr. Eleanor Haspel-Portner

Take your Reiki practice to a whole new level with Second-Degree Reiki: A Workbook, an eye-opening introduction to a more advanced method of healing. Author Eleanor Haspel-Portner, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, certified coach, sex therapist, hypnotherapist, and psychic who has been incorporating Reiki into her private practice since her introduction to it in 1977. Over the years, Haspel-Po... read more

Take your Reiki practice to a whole new level with Second-Degree Reiki: A Workbook, an eye-opening introduction to a more advanced method of healing. Author Eleanor Haspel-Portner, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, certified coach, sex therapist, hypnotherapist, and psychic who has been incorporating Reiki into her private practice since her introduction to it in 1977. Over the years, Haspel-Po... read more

The Healing Touch

Alison Buehler

"A must read for empowering our kids with kindness and compassion in troubling times. Through the power of story, Alison Buehler reminds children of the capacity they hold within themselves to impact the world in positive ways. " – Mandi Sanders, La Leche League, USA Mother of three children, and winner of the Mississippi State President’s Commission on the Status of Women, Community Women of ... read more

"A must read for empowering our kids with kindness and compassion in troubling times. Through the power of story, Alison Buehler reminds children of the capacity they hold within themselves to impact the world in positive ways. " – Mandi Sanders, La Leche League, USA Mother of three children, and winner of the Mississippi State President’s Commission on the Status of Women, Community Women of ... read more

Growing the Good Life: Lessons in Parenting, Gardening, Health, and Meaningful Living

Alison Buehler

Have you ever looked around and said, "This is not the life I intended to create?" A young family with everything begins to question their choices. Are making a living and making a life two very different things? Can they allow their true values to take center stage and choose a different path? Mike and Alison Buehler bought fully into the American Dream. Two doctoral degrees, successful caree... read more

Have you ever looked around and said, "This is not the life I intended to create?" A young family with everything begins to question their choices. Are making a living and making a life two very different things? Can they allow their true values to take center stage and choose a different path? Mike and Alison Buehler bought fully into the American Dream. Two doctoral degrees, successful caree... read more

Katherine's Bike Was Wonderfully Strange

Katherine Belle

"Katherine's bike was wonderfully strange...when she shifted the gears, the weather would change!" Whenever Katherine rides her new bike, high adventure awaits. With each shift of the gears comes a change in the weather, as Katherine goes exploring - from the streets of her neighborhood to the starry skies above. A beautifully illustrated read-aloud, with whimsical, rhyming text. Ages 1 and up.

"Katherine's bike was wonderfully strange...when she shifted the gears, the weather would change!" Whenever Katherine rides her new bike, high adventure awaits. With each shift of the gears comes a change in the weather, as Katherine goes exploring - from the streets of her neighborhood to the starry skies above. A beautifully illustrated read-aloud, with whimsical, rhyming text. Ages 1 and up.

Twists Turns & Truths: The Life and Lines of a Master Scientific Hand Analyst

Jayne Sanders

The Secrets and Stories These Hands Tell! A master scientific hand analyst and conversational storyteller, Jayne Sanders courageously reveals several of the more emotive high and low experiences of her life—stories about everything from love to animals to abuse, and then connects some of her characteristics involved to relevant markings in her hands. Readers will laugh, cry, cheer, and even wi... read more

The Secrets and Stories These Hands Tell! A master scientific hand analyst and conversational storyteller, Jayne Sanders courageously reveals several of the more emotive high and low experiences of her life—stories about everything from love to animals to abuse, and then connects some of her characteristics involved to relevant markings in her hands. Readers will laugh, cry, cheer, and even wi... read more

Beating Anxiety and Depression for Life: Brain and Body Techniques that Work

Dr. Alison Buehler, Lynn Peterson, Dr. Buddy Wagner

Despite the fact that use of antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs is skyrocketing, we are not seeing their golden promises being fulfilled. These “Band-Aid” prescriptions do not treat the root of the problem from which so many people suffer. Fortunately, our understanding of mental illness has exploded in the last decade. Due to our improved understanding of how the brain, body, and environm... read more

Despite the fact that use of antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs is skyrocketing, we are not seeing their golden promises being fulfilled. These “Band-Aid” prescriptions do not treat the root of the problem from which so many people suffer. Fortunately, our understanding of mental illness has exploded in the last decade. Due to our improved understanding of how the brain, body, and environm... read more

I Don't Like to Eat Ants

JTK Belle

"I don't like to eat ants," said Anteater One. "They don't taste very good, and they tickle my tongue..."Anteater One is one adventurous eater. He'll try anything - a grilled cheese sandwich, a nice salad, or a chocolate cake - but he's eaten his last ant. Anteater Two only wants ants to eat. Anteater Three has the perfect solution: a reservation at his world-famous Peanut Butter & Jelly Deli,... read more

"I don't like to eat ants," said Anteater One. "They don't taste very good, and they tickle my tongue..."Anteater One is one adventurous eater. He'll try anything - a grilled cheese sandwich, a nice salad, or a chocolate cake - but he's eaten his last ant. Anteater Two only wants ants to eat. Anteater Three has the perfect solution: a reservation at his world-famous Peanut Butter & Jelly Deli,... read more

Pina

Bernadette A Richards

One minute Nick was skiing in the Alps-and now he is lost in the frozen alien world of Celest. He thinks his only problem is finding a way home, but he comes to realize in this strange place that when the thaw arrives, beasts known as the pina will wake. Nick’s disorientation in this parallel realm is the least of his concerns. When Nick is captured and trapped in a horrifying pina nest, he wi... read more

One minute Nick was skiing in the Alps-and now he is lost in the frozen alien world of Celest. He thinks his only problem is finding a way home, but he comes to realize in this strange place that when the thaw arrives, beasts known as the pina will wake. Nick’s disorientation in this parallel realm is the least of his concerns. When Nick is captured and trapped in a horrifying pina nest, he wi... read more

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