Our dedicated team are here to offer help, guidance and support along your publishing journey. You will be introduced to each member of the team, whose skills and know-how will help you work towards achieving your goals.
MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER
After almost a decade of self-publishing since her first book 'Afterlife', Stephanie was very much aware of the trials and tribulations of being an Indie Author. Following continued success which has seen Stephanie sell her books to an ever-growing fan base all over the world, she wanted to use her experience to create a team that would help other budding authors strive towards their goals. In 2019 this led Stephanie and her husband Blake to create Hudson Indie Ink Publishing.
MANAGING DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER
Blake is the co-founder and Managing Director of Hudson Indie Ink, in addition to heading up the Advertising Team. Specialising in Social Media adverts, Blake has had great success in helping our authors gain exposure to new fans in a competitive marketplace. Blake has also found success with his own writing, with the release of several best-selling novels.
With over 14 years experience in managing 80+ members of staff at the Foreign Exchange Bureau in Manchester airport, followed by 9 years of Administration at one of the UK's largest investment banks, Claire has a wealth of knowledge in fast-paced business environments. Claire runs our Headquarters in Altrincham, ensuring the smooth day to day running of the team and authors. Claire also manages the Merchandise division and is head PA to author Stephanie Hudson.
MARKETING AND ADVERTISING MANAGER
Having worked in sales and marketing for over a decade, Libby offers bespoke support to the Hudson Indie Ink authors. Libby also helps to arrange book signings and other events within the UK and internationally, as well as managing newsletter mail outs, press releases and helping with social media for Hudson Indie Ink and Author Stephanie Hudson.
FORMATTING & ADMIN
Author Sloane Murphy is not only a number one best-selling paranormal romance author for Hudson Indie Ink, she also carries out the formatting for the majority of our authors, a vital role in the post-production of a new book. With Sloane's attention to detail and due diligence, she ensures that our authors' work is showcased in the best possible way.
DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR
Caroline is a successful illustrator and artist, who has worked in the industry for many years. Specialising in Children's and Young Adult books, Caroline helps to bring stories to life with her character depictions and other visual imagery. Caroline has also recently joined the Graphic Design Department and works with Senior Graphic Designer Catherine Sutton on new projects.
Sarah works in our Editorial Department, offering a wide variety of editing services to our authors. As an avid reader, Sarah is able to immerse herself into the stories, ensuring they are edited to a high quality and showcasing the author's talents. Sarah also assists with our social media, and being an amateur actress regularly does chapter reads for our Hudson Indie Ink audience.
From a young age Cathy has always wanted to be a designer and illustrator. After receiving a First Class Honours Degree in Graphic Design and Illustration, gaining a PGCE in Multimedia Design, then whilst working as a lecturer at Stockport College she obtained her Masters Degree in Digital Design and Media. Since then she has worked in the Industry of Graphic design developing a wealth of knowledge, experience and absolute love for her subject. now she has the honour of working for her Sister Stephanie Hudson and alongside her wonderful team of people.