Freelance Book Formatting and Design


  • Album cover art by Joanna Lean

With the advent of independent publishing readers, now more than ever, judge a book by its cover. Let’s make it a good one.

  • My TBR pile is filled with books from TikTok, particularly from authors who have marketed their books using the platform. How have these authors used TikTok to build their brand and sell their books?

  • The debate about which publishing method is best is old. As traditionally published authors enter independent publishing, and self-publishing continues to grow, it is becoming increasingly obvious that there are benefits to exploring both.

Who am I?

Joanna Lean is a freelance book formatter and masters student of creative writing, publishing, and editing, with a love of design and fascination for the book publishing industry.