Marisa is an Award Winning Designer, who currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husbutt, son, and 3 fur-baby puppies. However, she will forever be a Long Island girl at heart.
She proudly holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, with a concentration in Graphic Design and Photography. She entered the book world as an avid reader, and book blogger. After meeting multiple authors who knew her art background, and who questioned why she wasn’t designing book covers instead, she decided to take the leap into the world of Book Cover Design.
In January of 2014, Cover Me Darling was born.
Before starting Cover Me Darling, she spent 10+ years in both the Photography and Graphic Design fields. Her objective is to take your vision and turn it into a reality, whether you know exactly what you want, or need some direction. Aside from covers, She is also able to help authors create a brand by designing logos, swag, and banners. Image is crucial in this world, and Marisa is here to help you succeed and get noticed.
Marisa has worked with everyone from New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Authors, to first time Indie Authors. She has won multiple awards for her Book Cover Design work. Marisa also has a second company, Premades 4 Authors, which she runs with her two close friends, Judi Perkins, and Cassy Roop, to provide beautiful Pre-made Book Cover and Logo designs.
Alissa is a wordsmith and small town girl with big dreams…only if those dreams don’t require her to put on real pants or get off her back porch.
Between taking care of two kids, and being the glamorous wife of the milk man, she is a personal assistant for numerous authors and cover designers. When not assisting or writing, you can find her curled up with her e-reader and a cold beverage, trying to ignore her fighting teenagers.
Alissa is also an award-winning editor currently working on her own proof-editing business.