BOOK DESIGN

I frequently take on book design projects, drawing on my years of experience in
publishing. Here is a sample of some of my work. (Click on cover image to see sample pages.)

Phone 828-252-1463

Email doug@douggibsonwriter.com

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The Main Thing by the Rev. Howard Hanger and friends

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Church history. I designed and typeset the interior layout and front and back covers. Prepared for Create Space and 48 Hour Books. Front cover photo: Michael Oppenheim.

The Great Rebellion by Lenny Bernstein

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Alternative history. I designed and typeset the interior layout and back cover. Prepared for CreateSpace. Also produced EPUB and Mobi (Kindle) editions.

Somewhere in a Town You Never Knew Existed Somewhere by Nina Hart

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Short story collection. I designed and typeset the interior layout and front and back covers. Prepared for Ingram Spark. Front cover photo: Josiane Keller.

The Cricket and Other Stories

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Short story anthology. I designed and typeset the interior layout and front and back covers. Prepared for CreateSpace. Also produced EPUB and Mobi (Kindle) editions.

Dr. Graff Remembers: World War II Reflections by Peter Carl Graffagnino, MD

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Memoir. I designed the dustjacket and the interior layout.

Recovering from Life by Debra McKenna

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Novel. I designed the interior and back cover, typeset the book for CreateSpace, and produced the Mobi and EPUB editions. Front cover design: Shannon Chandler.

Dogs, dogs, Dogs by Anne Emerick

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Children's book. I designed the front and back covers and the interior, did photo editing, and prepared the book for printing via CreateSpace.

How Much Love is in One Mommy? by Lynda Taylor and Joshua Hendry

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Illustrated children's book. The publisher provided illustrations, and I laid out the book and the cover and designed the title page, front matter and back matter. I also produced a fixed-layout EPUB edition of this title for the iBookstore.

The Old Shoes by Jane Lamb

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Middle-grade novel. I designed and typeset the interior layout and produced illustrations for the chapter heads. I also produced the Mobi and EPUB editions. Front cover design: Sundara Fawn.

Ravenna by Stacey Curnow and Daniel Nevins

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Illustrated children's book. The publisher provided illustrations. I designed the dustjacket and designed and laid out the text.

Back to Work, America

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Blank book/spoof. I designed the cover and the interior.