Inanna Arthen



Professional Book Design and eBook Conversion Services

Give Your Work the Polished Presentation it Deserves


Why Choose Me? 7 Great Reasons...

  1. Owner of a small press (By Light Unseen Media) since 2006, doing all print and ebook design and formatting.
  2. On the leading edge of the "ebook revolution" since 2007
  3. Typesetter and desktop publisher specialist since the 1980s
  4. Published writer, experienced editor, native English speaker with B.A. in English
  5. Fluent in MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML5 and CSS3 (epub ebooks)
  6. Fast turnaround, individualized attention and immediate response
  7. Rates are "indie friendly" and competitive

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eBook Conversion

  • Epub files created with Adobe InDesign CS6. Internal code manually edited for optimum results. Validated with epubcheck and ready to upload to major vendors (Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobobooks, Google Play)
  • Kindle editions generated with KindleGen for KF8/Kindle Fire. Manually coded to conform to Amazonís specs and proofed with Kindle Previewer
  • Clickable links, table of contents, index and footnotes/endnotes. Fixed format for graphic novels or picture books available

Print Book Design and Preparation

  • Page Layout in Adobe InDesign CS6. Press-Ready PDF file matching any specs you need for CreateSpace, Lulu.com, Lightning Source or any printer. Full color or black-and-white interior.
  • Press-ready cover template for paperback editions, dust jacket template for hardcover (trade cloth) or color cover template for casebound hardcover.

Other Book Production Services

  • Cover design, including artwork or graphics, titles and text, deliver press-ready cover template or image for ebook, scaled images for websites and vendors
  • Graphic design of promotional materials including business cards, postcards, flyers, bookmarks, brochures and catalogs
  • Audiobook narration
  • Book video narration

Editing and Manuscript Development

  • Light copy editing to deep structural editing, all genres and lengths of fiction, non-fiction and academic work
  • Coaching on how to market books independently or to agents and publishers