Lindy Gifford of Manifest Identity combines thirty-five years experience in publishing and graphic design with her training as a chaplain to offer a collaborative approach to her professional Publishing Services and supportive Creative Coaching. Meeting individuals wherever they are in the process, she guides them forward to the next step in creating their book. From concept and manuscript development, to highest quality book design and professional-level independent publication, Lindy offers tailored support navigating the challenges of today’s publishing landscape.
Creating a polished publication that reflects an author's style, experience, and knowledge requires professional publishing expertise—but also careful conversation and collaboration, not one-size-fits-all instruction online.
Support and perspective to help develop and structure ideas, journal entries, or an early stage manuscript. Working together, we find patterns and concrete next steps that the author might not find on their own.
Exceptional book design, publishing industry know-how, and professional editors result in a final product as good as anything from the best publishing houses, while the author retains creative and financial control.