Carla Perry saved my book! I was on the verge of tears trying to get my poetry collection to look good on the printed page—and stay that way—when I called Carla for advice. I am so grateful to her for taking my amateur disaster and turning it into a gorgeous, professional book. I believe the [...]
Carla Perry has been a great joy to work with in the preparation of my novel, The Brooch. In less than two months, it went from manuscript to printed copies delivered to my home. She edited and organized the text into chapters, handled cover design through a graphic illustrator, obtained ISBN numbers for both paperback and [...]
I just wanted to express my thanks to you, again. My family is loving this book. Hopefully there is another one in my future! I have already compiled many more poems and they are still coming, I cannot type fast enough. —Sandy Davis, On A Clear Day!
Carla Perry helped with several important aspects of my illustrated children’s book, Would You Rather Be A Monkey Or A Tree? A transition was needed between part 1, conceived 16 years ago, and part 2, completed with Carla’s insightful help in 2011. I was pleased with our back-and-forth collaboration and Carla’s consistent generosity with her time and [...]
Publishing a book seemed a dream, but Carla made it seem achievable and eventually I got up enough courage to go for it. Publishing books is Carla’s passion and I knew I would benefit from that passion and her experience. Working with Carla was a joy. I had creative freedom, but she kept me focused [...]
I trust Carla Perry to do a perfect job — yes, a perfect job. I trust her aesthetic. I trust her wondrous attention to detail. And I trust that she cares as much as I do about the necessity for the language of any publication to be clear, powerful and beautiful in its expression. Everything [...]
Dancing Moon Press recently published my poetry chapbook, Weather Patterns. In addition to working with my ideas about how the book should look, the project required utilization of images for front and back covers from governmental and private weather agencies. Everything worked out fine and the product looked exactly as I hoped it would.
Carla Perry was always ready to answer my questions, and I had many of them, as we produced my first poetry chapbook. Carla gave me guidance, but encouraged me to do some of the heavy lifting as well, which I relished and enjoyed. I trusted her editing skills as we evolved from draft to draft, [...]
Carla Perry and her professional team understood the spirit of Squeaky’s Farm. Their combined professional skills produced a book cover and design that complemented the message of my manuscript. I was especially happy with Carla’s ability to produce camera-ready scans of graphite illustrations and to always remain level-headed and focused when the going was challenging. Carla’s insightful [...]
I had an excellent experience working with Carla Perry on three of my books. She provides outstanding advice on both book design and content and always handles the publication process efficiently. — Barbara Lefcowitz, author of The Blue Train to America, A Hand of Stars, The Politics of Snow: 100 New Poems.