I work with you to deliver the best visual presentation for your unique story.
Are you ready to make your story visible in the world?

Book Design

I offer publication consulting, print and e-book design services for authors who are self-publishing.
Poetry chapbooks, novels, memoirs, technical manuals, gift books, cookbooks, photo portfolios, catalogs, guidebooks.

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I partner with you to deliver:

  • the best cover design for your story
  • book interior layout/design
  • image research and editing, art direction
  • illustration  
  • scheduling and project management
  • interface with publishers and printers (digital or offset)
  • adapt your manuscript for e-book publication
  • PR, web presence and marketing
  • planning meetings: live or online

Contact me for a free half-hour consultation.

I have been a publication designer in the Seattle area for over 25 years. As an Art Director I have worked for corporations and organizations including Alaska Airlines Magazine, Microsoft, Eddie Bauer, Lands End, McGraw-Hill, KCTS 9 and Seattle Opera. As a book designer I have been honored to work with talented writers, poets, photographers, artists and editors co-creating living books of soul and purpose.

For inquiries about logos, brochures and graphic design, email me for a sample portfolio.

Ann Amberg, MCS 
Email: annamberg@whidbey.com 


Poems for My Brother (Ann Amberg) 2015

The Savvy Traveler's Guide to Homeopathy and Natural Medicine (Picnic Point Press), 2014

Canticle to Nature/Elegy for Nature  (Judy Todd), 2013

Great Ball of Fire (Betty Kissilove), 2010

A Constant Search for Wisdom (John Matthews, Lorian Press), 2007

A Drug-Free Approach to Asperger Syndrome and Autism (Picnic Point Press), 2005

Spirited Food, A Cookbook for All Seasons (Spirited Work, The Whidbey Institute), 2002

Beginnings, (Patrick Twohy, S.J., Swinomish Tribe), 1999

Every Part of This Earth is Sacred, (Harper SanFrancisco) 1993