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Finding it difficult to locate a book designer for my MG novel. Anyone have a referral for me? Also looking for recommended assisted publishing services for help with the self-publishing process. Thanks! Cynthia
#1 - November 01, 2018, 10:30 AM

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Hi, I really liked working with my book designer, Derrick Alderman. See here:
 He doesn't have a website but you can contact him at: 
#2 - November 01, 2018, 10:53 AM
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Vijaya, Thank you so much for your referral. My first one and minutes after I posted! Cynthia
#3 - November 01, 2018, 11:06 AM

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Well, I know that Anne Giangiulio is a very good book designer.  She teaches graphic design at the University of Texas at El Paso.  Here's a link to some of her book design work:
#4 - November 01, 2018, 11:07 AM

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Here's another suggestion: Sue Knopf is a designer who works for trade publishers as well as SP.  I've referred several clients to her and they've been very happy.  She's located in LaCrosse, WI -- I tell people "Chicago quality, Wisconsin prices." Contact her at and ask for her portfolio -- she's busy enough that she's never bothered to set up a website.
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