Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson - Designer

Tampa, FL, USA

InDesign interior formatter with over 25 years of experience in layout and typography.

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Overview

I love designing books! I work on any type of book from fiction to nonfiction and specialize in complex layouts such as cookbooks and nonfiction books with pull quotes and images. As an InDesign master, I will turn your manuscript into a professionally formatted book that will rival any traditionally published book.

My fascination with layout and typography started in high school when I was on yearbook staff. I chose a career in graphic design based on that love. After 15 years in marketing and graphic design, I started working for a small publisher and service provider for indie authors. That’s when I found my home, and I’ve been designing book interiors for the past 10 years.

eBook Formatting:
For eBook formatting, I set up your manuscript in Adobe InDesign, export it as an ePUB, then crack it open and make custom tweaks to ensure your eBook meets universal standards. I then use Kindle Previewer to convert the ePUB to a MOBI file. My eBook standards are: 1) small file size, 2) validated, error-free files, 3) match print book, including cover, as much as possible (if applicable), 4) the best possible reading experience for your readers, including accessibility features, and 5) ePUB and MOBI (Kindle) files provided. I offer two formatting levels: 1) a template-based format where you choose between 12 options and 2) a custom design based on your cover and author brand.

Print Formatting
For print formatting, I design your interior in Adobe InDesign, the leading layout software that is used by professional publishers. Your print book will rival any traditionally-published book on the market and provide your readers with the best possible reading experience. My print standards are: 1) professional and proper structure, 2) readable typography, 3) balanced pages, 4) no runts, widows, or orphans, 5) proper justification and hyphenation settings, 6) match overall look and feel of cover for a cohesive book product (with Level 2 Formatting). I offer two formatting levels: 1) a template-based format where you choose between 12 options and 2) a custom design based on your cover and author brand.
Languages
English
Fiction
Action & Adventure
Anthologies
Fantasy
Picture Books
Romance
Science Fiction
Thriller & Suspense
Young Adult
Non-Fiction
Antiques & Collectibles
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Education & Reference
Engineering
Religion & Spirituality
Self-help & Self-improvement

Work experience

Owner & Book Designer

Self-employed
January, 2020 – Present (6 months)

Alt 19 Creative provides a variety of services for indie authors including interior formatting, eBook conversion, cover design, and marketing/branding graphics.

Book Designer

Jera Publishing
November, 2011 – Present (over 8 years)

At Jera Publishing, I specialized in complex layouts including cookbooks, memoirs, non-fiction business books and more. I also worked on novels, children's illustrated books, and eBooks, including fixed-layout eBooks. I worked with a range of authors including best selling authors, celebrities, and even several Harvard professors.

Giving Thanks with Max (Inspirational Nursery Rhymes Book 1)

Todd Courtney, Jackie Courtney

Inspirational Nursery Rhymes are written and illustrated to not only help the child learn to read, but also to help in personal development in areas like gratitude, happiness, feeling well, etc. Just like prior generations remember traditional nursery rhymes, future generations will remember these positive thoughts at the subconscious level as they grow older.

Inspirational Nursery Rhymes are written and illustrated to not only help the child learn to read, but also to help in personal development in areas like gratitude, happiness, feeling well, etc. Just like prior generations remember traditional nursery rhymes, future generations will remember these positive thoughts at the subconscious level as they grow older.

Reason to Believe: Answering the Toughest Questions About God

HR Huntsman

Reason to Believe Answering the Toughest Questions About God Questions — they are among the most powerful forces in history. They have compelled us to climb mountains, sail seas, cure diseases and invent technologies. We begin asking them at an early age, “Why?” and continue all through adulthood, “Why not?” When properly aimed and explored questions can help us achieve amazing feats or take a... read more

Reason to Believe Answering the Toughest Questions About God Questions — they are among the most powerful forces in history. They have compelled us to climb mountains, sail seas, cure diseases and invent technologies. We begin asking them at an early age, “Why?” and continue all through adulthood, “Why not?” When properly aimed and explored questions can help us achieve amazing feats or take a... read more

The Joy of Raw and Vegan Cooking

Shernell Patricia Cooke

The Joy Of Raw and Vegan Cooking is a book filled with fun and new recipes like Lemon Crumb Coconut Cookies,Pineapple Chow and even Coconut Milk Curry Ice-cream. Inside you will find: Easy to prepare recipes Easy to find ingredients Full color photography throughout Over 90 tried and true recipes Caribbean fruit and vegetable photographs and explanations.

The Joy Of Raw and Vegan Cooking is a book filled with fun and new recipes like Lemon Crumb Coconut Cookies,Pineapple Chow and even Coconut Milk Curry Ice-cream. Inside you will find: Easy to prepare recipes Easy to find ingredients Full color photography throughout Over 90 tried and true recipes Caribbean fruit and vegetable photographs and explanations.

Light Asian Salads - Quick and Healthy Vegetarian Recipes

Lanna Potter

Do you like Asian dishes? Do you like quick and easy vegetarian and vegan food? Do you like low-fat, low-calorie entree and side salads? In this book, you will find 34 fantastic and healthy Asian recipes, including vegetable salads, noodle and rice salads, and popular Asian dressing and sauces. Majority of the recipes take less than 30 minutes to prepare. Nutritional information and caloric co... read more

Do you like Asian dishes? Do you like quick and easy vegetarian and vegan food? Do you like low-fat, low-calorie entree and side salads? In this book, you will find 34 fantastic and healthy Asian recipes, including vegetable salads, noodle and rice salads, and popular Asian dressing and sauces. Majority of the recipes take less than 30 minutes to prepare. Nutritional information and caloric co... read more

Chocolate and Banana: The sexiest of classics (Volume 1)

Linda Sauvé

Who doesn’t love chocolate or bananas? You're going to love making this dream twosome come to life with Chocolate and Banana – The sexiest of classics as your guide. Author and chocolate enthusiast Linda Sauvé shares tried and true - yet sexy – chocolate and banana recipes that will turn on the taste buds of your family and friends. These recipes are easy to follow and simple to execute, with ... read more

Who doesn’t love chocolate or bananas? You're going to love making this dream twosome come to life with Chocolate and Banana – The sexiest of classics as your guide. Author and chocolate enthusiast Linda Sauvé shares tried and true - yet sexy – chocolate and banana recipes that will turn on the taste buds of your family and friends. These recipes are easy to follow and simple to execute, with ... read more

Savanna's Treasure

C. Behrens, Chris Behrens

**SILVER MEDAL Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015***indieB.R.A.G. Medallion Award 2015*New Children’s Book, ‘Savanna’s Treasure,’ Tells Tale of Unlikely FriendshipCHARLOTTE’S WEB. THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY.THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. THE LION KING. MADAGASCAR.Great children’s stories all. Now add to that illustrious list SAVANNA’S TREASURE, the debut children’s book by Chris Behrens that is garner... read more

**SILVER MEDAL Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015***indieB.R.A.G. Medallion Award 2015*New Children’s Book, ‘Savanna’s Treasure,’ Tells Tale of Unlikely FriendshipCHARLOTTE’S WEB. THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY.THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. THE LION KING. MADAGASCAR.Great children’s stories all. Now add to that illustrious list SAVANNA’S TREASURE, the debut children’s book by Chris Behrens that is garner... read more

The Red Coat - A Novel of Boston

Dolley Carlson

Think Downton Abbey, but set in the heart of Boston . . . Irish domestic worker Norah King's decision to ask her wealthy employer, Caroline Parker, for an elegant red coat the Beacon Hill matriarch has marked for donation ignites a series of events that neither woman could have fathomed. The unlikely exchange will impact their respective daughters and families for generations to come, from the... read more

Think Downton Abbey, but set in the heart of Boston . . . Irish domestic worker Norah King's decision to ask her wealthy employer, Caroline Parker, for an elegant red coat the Beacon Hill matriarch has marked for donation ignites a series of events that neither woman could have fathomed. The unlikely exchange will impact their respective daughters and families for generations to come, from the... read more

An Endless Stream of Lies: A Young Man’s Voyage Into Fraud

Don Rabon

A river is a force flowing as a result of the actions of nature. Fraud is a force flowing as a result of the intentional actions of someone. Unlike the fraudster, the river has no ulterior motive. Nevertheless, rivers and fraud both have their initiating source, but where? Finding the source of a specific river is a physical undertaking. Determining the source of a specific fraud is much more ... read more

A river is a force flowing as a result of the actions of nature. Fraud is a force flowing as a result of the intentional actions of someone. Unlike the fraudster, the river has no ulterior motive. Nevertheless, rivers and fraud both have their initiating source, but where? Finding the source of a specific river is a physical undertaking. Determining the source of a specific fraud is much more ... read more

The "Outline Guide" to CONSULTING ENGINEERING: How to Start & Manage an Outstanding CONSULTING ENGINEERING PRACTICE

John D. Gaskell

The “Outline Guide” to CONSULTING ENGINEERING is a condensed and abridged summery of the detailed advice provided in the new book: The “Complete Guide” to CONSULTING ENGINEERING by John D. Gaskell, Retired Professional Engineer. In essence, readers discover “step-by-step” how to start & manage an “outstanding” Engineering Practice and exactly how to gain a reputation as an expert in their spec... read more

The “Outline Guide” to CONSULTING ENGINEERING is a condensed and abridged summery of the detailed advice provided in the new book: The “Complete Guide” to CONSULTING ENGINEERING by John D. Gaskell, Retired Professional Engineer. In essence, readers discover “step-by-step” how to start & manage an “outstanding” Engineering Practice and exactly how to gain a reputation as an expert in their spec... read more

Transitions: 50 Days of Worship

Jason Heim

Bridging the gap between Sunday worship and Monday worship is a challenge we all face. This book will help you Transition your worship from a church service to all of life. Transitions provides a fresh look at the nature of true worship while igniting our imagination and creativity for worshipping God with all of our heart, soul, mind, and strength. The purpose of Transitions is not to fall mo... read more

Bridging the gap between Sunday worship and Monday worship is a challenge we all face. This book will help you Transition your worship from a church service to all of life. Transitions provides a fresh look at the nature of true worship while igniting our imagination and creativity for worshipping God with all of our heart, soul, mind, and strength. The purpose of Transitions is not to fall mo... read more

Love Is

Kim Lucretia

Go on a poetic journey with Amia as she discovers in her day to day activities what Love really is. This book will help children to understand the power of love and how it's more of what we do than what we say.

Go on a poetic journey with Amia as she discovers in her day to day activities what Love really is. This book will help children to understand the power of love and how it's more of what we do than what we say.

The Daytime Owl

Stephen Myers

The Daytime Owl is an original tale of a curious owl and his adventurous journey through a salt marsh. Children and parents will be captivated, at story-time or bedtime, by the expressive art, rhyming verse and vivid characters of The Daytime Owl.

The Daytime Owl is an original tale of a curious owl and his adventurous journey through a salt marsh. Children and parents will be captivated, at story-time or bedtime, by the expressive art, rhyming verse and vivid characters of The Daytime Owl.

AVIATRIX: First Woman Pilot for Hughes Airwest

Mary Shipko

Aviatrix is the captivating story of one of the first women pilots to break into the all-male airline flight cockpit. Hired in 1976 at Hughes Airwest, Mary Bush made a herculean effort to overcome the resistance and harassment she faced in such a position, but it was to no avail. Mary was introduced to flying at an early age. She started flying as a teenager, studying and training long hours u... read more

Aviatrix is the captivating story of one of the first women pilots to break into the all-male airline flight cockpit. Hired in 1976 at Hughes Airwest, Mary Bush made a herculean effort to overcome the resistance and harassment she faced in such a position, but it was to no avail. Mary was introduced to flying at an early age. She started flying as a teenager, studying and training long hours u... read more

Thinking In One Direction

Todd J Courtney

What teens and young adults haven't got a clue about but all need to know to create an incredible life. Thinking In One Direction is a practical guide to help teens and young adults unlock their potential. Ultimately, we just want to feel comfortable being the person we truly want to be. Create any life by Thinking In One Direction.

What teens and young adults haven't got a clue about but all need to know to create an incredible life. Thinking In One Direction is a practical guide to help teens and young adults unlock their potential. Ultimately, we just want to feel comfortable being the person we truly want to be. Create any life by Thinking In One Direction.

The Dancing Rainbows: Literacy in Action

Arlene Cohen

Carlos the Chameleon knows he can be every color in the rainbow. Bored being just (verde) green on a leaf or marrón (brown) on a trunk, he goes out on the limb where he can really dress up. He turns amarillo (yellow) as he dances the La Mariposa Mambo with a yellow butterfly, roja (red) when he dances La Rumba Rosa with the red roses, and purpura (purple) when he dances El Tulipán Tango with t... read more

Carlos the Chameleon knows he can be every color in the rainbow. Bored being just (verde) green on a leaf or marrón (brown) on a trunk, he goes out on the limb where he can really dress up. He turns amarillo (yellow) as he dances the La Mariposa Mambo with a yellow butterfly, roja (red) when he dances La Rumba Rosa with the red roses, and purpura (purple) when he dances El Tulipán Tango with t... read more

Unwrap My Heart (Merryville High Book 1)

Dowell, Heather, Anders, Victoria, Haines, Caitlin

Last Guard Standing

Dowell, Heather, Anderson, Stephanie, Haines, Caitlin

Unleash My Love (Merryville High Book 2)

Dowell, Heather, Anders, Victoria, Haines, Caitlin

The Mouse in the Machine Shop

Johnson, Michaela Renee, Family, Vector

Destruction

Vicelich, Marianne

Drama Detox

Vicelich, Marianne

Mother

Vicelich, Marianne

Joy-Holiday-Gratitude-Love

Vicelich, Marianne

Love Spells (Love Trilogy)

Vicelich, Marianne

Game Plan to Self-Publishing: 6 Plays to Bring Your Book to Life

Martin, Kimberly, Anderson, Stephanie, Orr, Jason

The Righteous Way - Volume II (Golden Jubilee Edition)

Starmel Allah, Gods & Earths, Shahid M. Allah, Jamel Shabazz Allah

Carry-on Baggage: Our Nonstop Flight

Bailey Thomas, Cynthia, Thomas, Peter, Short, Rochelle, Saunders, Keith

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