New Standards Publishing Group Big Publishing quality for the discerning self-publisher (tm)
Q. Who are you, people? A. We are book-industry professionals with decades of experience in Big Publishing. As the world of publishing returns to its origins of small presses and self-publishers, we welcome the changes by putting our skills and expertise to work for the discerning self-publisher™
Elliott Beard spent over 20 years at HarperCollins Publishers designing, typesetting, and producing books, including bestsellers such as The Poisonwood Bible and I Know This Much Is True. For 8 years, he was director of the electronic text management department, overseeing the desktop production of hundreds of trade hardcovers, mass- market paperbacks, and e-books per year. More about Elliott Beard
Olga Gardner Galvin has gained editorial experience working for almost 20 years for the biggest publishing houses in New York, on bestsellers by Michael Crichton, Terry Pratchett, Jeff Bridges, Ursula Le Guin, and Dennis Lehane, to name a few. Olga also founded ENC Press, an indie fiction house where she has developed, edited, produced, and published 20 books. More about Olga Gardner Galvin
Bess Jankowski toiled away for Big Publishing for a decade, working on books by Meg Cabot, Jorie Graham, James Grippando, Kim Harrison, Steve Harvey, Joe Hill, Chuck Hogan, Faye Kellerman, Gregory Maguire, Robert McKee, Joyce Carol Oates, Scott Spencer, Lily Tuck, and Jess Walter—to name a few—as negotiator of Southeast Asian and Arabic rights deals, finally branching off into freelance copyediting and proofreading. She currently toils away at Web development. More about Bess Jankowski
Anton Khodakovsky was born in a country that no longer exists, moved 5,700 miles for a more interesting job and 1,850 more miles for a better climate, worked for DDB and Ogilvy & Mather, and, after a career in design and illustration in Web and print, finally found his favorite field of book design, in which he has been practicing for over 10 years. More about Anton Khodakovsky
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“It reads just like my voice, my words, only so much better! Great editing.”                                             — Tess McCormack, author, A Shopping List for Murder
“NSPG provided excellent service. They responded to my questions promptly, even late at night and on weekends. Top-notch quality and cost-effective rates. I will definitely use their services again.” — Maria Riegger, author, Miscalculated Risks
Olga Gardner Galvin has gained editorial experience working for more than 15 years for the biggest publishing houses in New York, on bestsellers by Michael Crichton, Terry Pratchett, Jeff Bridges, Ursula Le Guin, and Dennis Lehane, to name a few. Olga also founded ENC Press, an indie fiction house where she has developed, edited, produced, and published 20 books. More about Olga Gardner Galvin
Elliott Beard spent over 20 years at HarperCollins Publishers designing, typesetting, and producing books, including bestsellers such as The Poisonwood Bible and I Know This Much Is True. For 8 years, he was director of the electronic text management department, overseeing the desktop production of hundreds of trade hardcovers, mass-market paperbacks, and e-books per year. More about Elliott Beard
Q. Who are you, people? A. We are book-industry professionals with decades of experience in Big Publishing. As the world of publishing returns to its origins of small presses and self-publishers, we welcome the changes by putting our skills and expertise to work for the discerning self- publisher™
Bess Jankowski toiled away for Big Publishing for a decade, working on books by Meg Cabot, Jorie Graham, James Grippando, Kim Harrison, Steve Harvey, Joe Hill, Chuck Hogan, Faye Kellerman, Gregory Maguire, Robert McKee, Joyce Carol Oates, Scott Spencer, Lily Tuck, and Jess Walter—to name a few—as negotiator of Southeast Asian and Arabic rights deals, finally branching off into freelance copyediting and proofreading. She currently toils away at Web development. More about Bess Jankowski
Anton Khodakovsky was born in a country that no longer exists, moved 5,700 miles for a more interesting job and 1,850 more miles for a better climate, worked for DDB and Ogilvy & Mather, and, after a career in design and illustration in Web and print, finally found his favorite field of book design, in which he has been practicing for over 10 years. More about Anton Khodakovsky
“It reads just like my voice, my words, only so much better! Great editing.” — Tess McCormack, author, A Shopping List for Murder
“NSPG provided excellent service. They responded to my questions promptly, even late at night and on weekends. Top-notch quality and cost-effective rates. I will definitely use their services again.” — Maria Riegger, author, Miscalculated Risks
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