Ruth Marcus

writer, consultant,
graphic designer,
and publisher has
owned two graphic
design businesses,
taught at the Academy of Art in San Francisco, and is a published columnist and poet. Her passion to collaborate with writers is apparent in workshops, retreats, and self-publishing. From book design through publication, Ruth is patient and professional every step of the way.
  • No need to stress.
  • Plan your publishing process, step by step. Turn your manuscript into a bound book.
  • Work with ease and grace...
  • Choose Wide Awake Publishing!
  • And remember: writing groups and classes inspire and encourage you to develop confidence.
"Ruth Marcus has been my only book and calendar designer for over a decade. Her work ethic, artistic judgment and infinite patience has never disappointed me."
– Ross Hamilton


"Ruth turned my manuscript and a few random photos into a beautiful edition of Destination Galapagos." – Gwen Moore


"Your love of writing is matched by your compassion for encouraging others.
Thanks for a wonderful writing workshop."

– Charlie Comstock 

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