Authors Voice Publishing

Meticulous Editing | Custom Design | Personal Service

Manuscript Evaluation

Three Levels of Editing

Photography and Illustration

Book Interior Design

Book Cover Design

ISBN and LCCN

Formatting and Prep for Print

Launch

Book Promotion

The Bookshelf

Authors Voice Publishing

Life Among the Chibok of Nigeria

For this 624-page anthropology/history book, AV provided substantive editing, cover design, interior design, adjustment and insertion of the author’s photographs, and ISBN, LCCN, and barcode. AV also served as liaison to the book printer.
Special Features: Index, maps, and a fold-out genealogical chart in full color.

Fold out chart
Glimpses of Life in Northeast Nigeria

Glimpses of Life in Northeast Nigeria: 1954-1968

For this book of cultural presentation, AV provided developmental editing, ghost writing, and ISBN, LCCN, and barcode. Cover design, interior design, and adjustment and arrangement of the author’s photographs completed the production services needed. AV also served as liaison to the book printer.
Special Feature: 254 black and white photos translated into duotones of black plus brown to achieve the dark, warm skin tones.

Remnants Prairie Gas Stations Remembered

Remnants: Prairie Gas Stations Remembered

Description: "For this pictorial presentation of historic buildings, AV provided substantive editing, cover design, interior design and formatting, adjustment and insertion of the author’s 562 color photographs, and ISBN, LCCN, and barcode."
Special Feature: Addition of second color for portions of black-and-white cover image.

McPherson Church of the Brethren

McPherson Church of the Brethren: Our Story 1885-2010

For this documentation of church history, AV supplied copyediting, cover design, and interior design with insertion of 178 black-and-white photos.
Special Features: A three-page index and comb-binding with CD pocket inside the back cover.

Authors Voice Publishing

Barking Buoys

For this memoir, AV provided substantive editing, ISBN, LCCN, and barcode, cover design, and interior design. 
Design challenge: Author wanted her own dog in the cover photo.
Solution: With a little Photoshop magic, AV embedded an image of her dog into a dynamic background of stock photography. 

Fun on the Run

Fun on the Run

For this short, entertaining memoir, AV provided copyediting, cover design, interior design and formatting, ISBN, LCCN, and barcode.

Authors Voice Publishing

Prairie Courage

For this children’s chapter book, AV provided substantive editing, ISBN, LCCN, and barcode, interior design, and cover design.
Challenge: Author needed illustrations for cover and interior.
Solution: AV hired and directed the illustrator.

Cottonwood Series for Young Children

Cottonwood Series for Young Children

For each of three books in the series, AV provided substantive editing, cover and interior design, insertion of illustrations, the ISBN, LCCN, and barcode. Also registered copyright.

Science Saves the Day Series for Young Children

Science Saves the Day Series for Young Children

For the first book of the series, Savanna Spider, Super Scientist, Goes to School, AV provided copyediting, cover design, and interior design with insertion of the illustrator’s images. 
Special Feature: Scientific information inserted as footnotes in the story. Book two will launch in the fall of 2019.

Catching the Trade Winds

Catching the Trade Winds

For this poetry book, AV provided cover and interior design for both print and e-books. Included the author’s choice of stock photography for the cover.
Special Feature: Icon of a ship’s wheel was inserted on selected pages.

Love and Lovers

Love and Lovers

For this chapbook of poetry, AV provided copyediting, interior design and formatting for print and e-book, and cover design using an image of the author’s art. Also registered copyright.

From Holidays Past to Holidays Future

From Holidays Past to Holidays Future: Finding Joy After a Loss

This 24-page inspirational booklet had already been edited. So AV provided cover design, interior design, and formatting for print with insertion of selected stock photographs. Also registered copyright.
Special Feature: Quotations set off in a decorative typeface.

Graveyard Rendezvous

The Graveyard Rendezvous

AV designed the cover for this fantasy book using custom photography that was altered and combined to create the image of a spooky moonlit night.

Titans of Earth

Titans of Earth

For this science fiction/fantasy book, AV designed the cover and its imagery, using altered stock photography to express the author’s vision.

Taking Back the Bullet

Taking Back the Bullet: Trajectories of Self-Discovery

For this 288-page novel, AV provided developmental editing, interior design, and formatting. Many consultations ensured the satisfaction of the client.