"I really appreciate your interest in improving the book's whole layout this way. It's very comforting to feel that this complicated project has landed in such dedicated and competent hands."
Movement Educator and author or Ageless Spine, Lasting Health
"Thanks Monica, you've been great. I consider the rocky start I had with two horrible designers, which cost me several lost months to say the least, all worth the price to have arrived at your expert help and sophisticated eye. Bravissima!"
Author of Rome with Kids
"Thanks again Monica…you do a great job juggling the expectations and (forever evolving) ideas of your clients and your designers. I’m confident we will end up with a much better result for the revisions we’re doing."
Executive & life coach, speaker, and author of Find Your Courage
"This cover is perfect and exactly what we both wanted to achieve: a strong concept that is consistent with the text and that will grab a buyer's attention. I appreciate your patience and cooperation. Please thank the designer [Monica] as well. She nailed it!"
President of the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas and author of The Side-Yard Superhero
"I am enthused about the revised cover design and want to thank you for the neat way you resolved the problem."
Phil Mundt, PhD
Author of Scientific Search for Religious Truth
"Thanks for your efforts the last couple of weeks. You're a trooper with whom I enjoy working."
Columnist for The Budapest Sun and Author of Abrigal in Gangland, Fabian's Dream, Crossfire, and The Sun Betrayed: A Report on the Corporate Seizure of U.S. Solar Energy Development
"Everyone is really going nuts in relation to this cover design, tell your people they really hit a home run on this one!"
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Straub International, adjunct Professor of Business for two Kansas universities, and author of Autumn Corridors
"Thanks again for your work on this project. You're doing great."
Contact for Ideas and Adventures
"Monica, absolutely fabulous! You guys are great at what you do."
Head of a long-standing Texas-based promotions company and author of Sins of a Nation
"Monica: I enjoyed speaking with you and Amanda last night--I am more excited about the production of this book after hearing your suggestions!"
Anesthesiologist and author of Passing Gas and Getting Paid For It
"I appreciate all of you and your team's hard work to make this cover both pleasing to me and to the readers. That can be a tough match!"
Author of To Save the World and Forgotten Past
"Oh my gosh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love it love it love it love it love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's just too fab for words!" (In response to the initial cover concept for her book)
Jo Lynn Crozier
Author of The Rode Trip
CO-WORKERS and VENDORS
"Hi Monica, new proofs here, with much more tasteful use of effects. Thanks."
Cover Designer for Chicken Soup for the Soul.
(Comment was made after sending him my suggested changes for emboss and spot UV plates for Accidental Enlightenment)
"Monica, Art of Meaningful Living looks AMAZING. I think Chris and John [the book authors] will be beyond thrilled…seriously, I am super impressed. I want a copy for my very own!"
Buisiness Development, MSB Media
"You are the master of InDesign!"
Managing Director, GDS
"Thanks for the advice on Cockey's art book. That's really helpful!"
Director of Publishing Services, BookPros
"MON. I´m not sure if I did ever tell you this but I want you know how much I really appreciate all that you taught me, I learned so much from your training. I think you are a great designer. I just want you to know how much I appreciate everything you did for me at beginning, well.. I still learn from you a lot so... :-)"
Graphic Designer, GDS (sister company of MSB Media Group), Bogota, Colombia
"Monica, you're the best coworker ever. I don't know what I would do without you."
Client Services Coordinator, BookPros
"Monica, I just wanted to thank you for being such an outstanding mentor to me during my time at BookPros. I have learned so much from you and I can say without a doubt that I could have never landed a job in design without all of the things you taught me about the creative suite. You made my time at BookPros not only worthwhile but fun and challenging as well. I wish you the best and I'll try to keep in touch!"
now: Marketing Assistant at Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects
"Monica, thanks for all your guidance through all the projects, all of your advice - everything! I couldn't have had a better mentor."
now: Art Director at Austin Fit Magazine
"Thanks Monica! You've been a great mentor!!"
BookPros Intern and student at Texas State University