Book Design and Publishing Management

VJB/Scribe, also known as Scribe Typography, is a design and publishing management service for publishers, authors, and design firms.

Valerie Brewster, owner and art director, has decades of experience delivering beautiful books, including books that won the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize. If you are going to make a book, why not make one that stands out from the rest?

  • Book cover design
  • Book interior design
  • Prepress production for hardcover, softcover, and electronic books
  • Collateral design for print and social media
  • Self-publishing coach

Cover Design

Book Interior Design

Softcovers and Jackets

Self-published, author published

Books below were published by the authors and printed through CreateSpace, Ingram/Spark (Lightning Source), web press printers McNaughton & Gunn and Malloy, and craft printer Haagen Printing. Some of these books had ebooks and both hardcover and softcover editions as part of the publishing program.

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