Working with several Adobe programs and the open source program Open Office, I have been designing book layouts since 2005 and designing book covers since 2009. I have worked with both traditional publishing companies (and presses) as well as digital on demand companies. I also have extensive experience designing for e-books: the nook, the kindle and the ipad.
The Talking Stick: Volume 21 published by the Jackpine Writers' Bloc out of Park Rapids Minnesota is a collection of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction by Minnesota writers.
“Why Eumaeus? The fate of Achaea is shrouded, hinted at through the woeful fate of non-returning veterans of the Mycenaean grand folly. Telemachus and his Ithaca are statistics for archeology. Nor do we know what happened to Eumaeus, but Eumaeus is only a swineherd and a slave, not even a peasant. We don’t need to know what happens to Eumaeus, save that we know him to be a man who understands ... read more
Rye, Minnesota, the setting for this book, is every Midwest small town. It's the town where your grandparents lived, or where you summer vacationed at your cousin's farm, or where you watched the Memorial Day parade or the Fourth of July fireworks or the Sunday afternoon baseball games. It's a town that's declining. A grocery store remains, a church, a gas station, and, of course, a bar. In Ry... read more
Sacrifices is a fantasy novel based after the humans were finally able to claim their freedom. Picking up the pieces after slavery the rulers (known as Wards, blessed with the power of will) built an empire with their capital cities standing strong and their people safe. But now something red is lurking from the west, something that salivates after the utter power that once freed the humans. J... read more
Sharon has always loved the arts, the finer things of life. She started out drawing, then began taking photographs. She enjoys music, concerts, plays, artwork, reading. Writing poetry or short creative nonfiction is now her favorite pastime. Unspoken is her third book of poetry--basically raw feelings, living through two broken hearts, loss of a parent, etc. Previous books are: Timeless Tracks... read more
The Talking Stick is a publication of the nonprofit organization, The Jackpine Writers' Bloc, Inc. It is a Minnesota collaboration of poetry, creative nonfiction and fiction and we award a cash prize in each category. The goal of The Jackpine Writers' Bloc is simple - we want to encourage and publish Minnesota writers. Everyone published in this book, and all who worked to see it come to print... read more
The Talking Stick: Volume 22 published by the Jackpine Writers' Bloc out of Park Rapids Minnesota is a collection of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction by Minnesota writers.
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Designer with over 8 years in publishing. Published work runs the spectrum of fiction, non-fiction, and licensed books and book+ kits.
Children's book designer/art director. 15+ years UK publishing industry experience . Passion for picture books. Cover and interiors design.