Christine Hayes

Christine is a Chicago-based children’s author who writes spooky middle grade stories, and her book, Mothman’s Curse, is coming out in June, 2015. She wanted a site that would appeal to both boys and girls, and fit thematically with the kids of books she writes. We decided to do a cool chalkboard style site, with lots of… Read more »

Laurie Saurborn Young

Laurie Saurborn Young is an Austin-based writer, poet, photographer, and teacher. With a second book of poems coming out in 2015, she wanted to be ready with a clean, professional website in place.

Dianne White

Dianne White is the author of a new picture book, Blue on Blue, illustrated by Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Beth Krommes. Dianne wanted a site that was playful and fun and would appeal to her target audience. We filled it with whimsical birds and flowers, hand-written fonts, and lots of color to introduce her book with… Read more »

Jennifer Wolf Kam

New York-based author Jennifer Wolf Kam needed a site to introduce her debut YA novel DEVIN RHODES IS DEAD. She wanted her site to also offer Advice for Writers, FAQs, and a blog. She requested bold and dark colors and a simple design with details that made it say “Writer.”

Vicki Wittenstein

Vicki Wittenstein writes nonfiction for children and young adults, helping educators address requirements of the Common Core Standards. In addition to many magazine articles, she is the author of Planet Hunter, about Geoff Marcy’s search for Earth-like planets; and the new For the Good of Mankind, which covers the sometimes sordid history of medical Experimentation…. Read more »

Annemarie O’Brien

Annemarie O’Brien is a San Francisco-based author and traveller of the world, whose new book, Lara’s Gift, is being released in 2013. She needed a site to feature the book, as well as a blog and interviews with authors of books with either dog themes or set in countries around the world. I used her… Read more »

Clayton Maxwell

Clayton Maxwell is an Austin-based freelance writer who specializes in travel, lifestyle, and culture. She needed a unique site that would highlight selected samples of her work, be easy to keep updated, and reflect her personality. She provided the lovely logo of a hand-drawn typewriter and colorful bird, and I took it from there. She can… Read more »

Kathy Duval

Kathy Duval is the author of 3 (as of this writing) lovely children’s books: The Three Bears’ Christmas, The Three Bears’ Halloween, and Take Me to Your BBQ. She needed a new web site that was warm, friendly, and perfect for an author of children’s books, but would also be appropriate if she wrote young adult fiction…. Read more »

Susan Lynn Meyer

Susan Lynn Meyer is an English professor at Wellesley College outside Boston. She is also the author of an award-winning novel inspired by her father’s experiences as a Jewish child living in France during World War II, a children’s picture book, and a novel about a seven-year-old African-American girl living in the rural south in… Read more »

Annette Simon

Annette Simon is a Florida-based children’s book author who creates fun and vibrant illustrations using colorful shapes, all wrapped around the most charming of stories. The plan was for her to create some illustrations that I could use in the design, but once she got started she ended up just creating the whole design! I… Read more »