Book Production

Is Formatting for Print Book and Ebooks Too Much Work?

by Joel Friedlander on February 24, 2014 · 6 comments

Book Design Templates Now With 12 “Done For You” Services

by Joel Friedlander on September 11, 2013 · 13 comments

New: Pro-Quality Book Interiors from The Book Designer

by Joel Friedlander on July 14, 2013 · 3 comments

World War Word: A Book Formatting Story

by Joel Friedlander on July 12, 2013 · 48 comments

Author Blogging 101: Converting Posts to Resource Pages

by Joel Friedlander on April 12, 2013 · 6 comments

Set Up a Workflow That Starts with Styles

by Joel Friedlander on May 4, 2012 · 36 comments

Video: Why Publishers Love Hardcover Books

by Joel Friedlander on January 5, 2012 · 22 comments

Print on Demand and Book Distribution Guides

by Joel Friedlander on November 2, 2011 · 1 comment

Amazon and Lightning Source: The End of an Era?

by Joel Friedlander on September 9, 2011 · 273 comments

How to Check Your Book Proof in 3 Simple Steps

by Joel Friedlander on August 16, 2011 · 14 comments

How to Save Money on Your Book Proof Corrections

by Joel Friedlander on July 26, 2011 · 13 comments

How to Make a PDF Book That’s Realistic

by Joel Friedlander on July 11, 2011 · 11 comments

Will Children’s Book Self-Publishers Survive CPSIA?

by Joel Friedlander on June 28, 2011 · 13 comments

Saturday Q & A With the Book Designer 05: Book Files

by Joel Friedlander on June 18, 2011 · 9 comments

After the Ribs: Memorial Day Mail Bag

by Joel Friedlander on May 30, 2011 · 3 comments

Saturday Q & A With the Book Designer 02

by Joel Friedlander on May 21, 2011 · 14 comments

Self-Publishing News You Can Use: Changes

by Joel Friedlander on April 16, 2011 · 7 comments

4 Solutions to the Book Discount System

by Joel Friedlander on April 13, 2011 · 13 comments

Conversion Journey: My Word-to-E-book Workflow

by Joel Friedlander on April 8, 2011 · 33 comments

Case Study: Hardcover Adventure Travel

by Joel Friedlander on April 5, 2011 · 4 comments

Self-Publishing: Pulling the Trigger

by Joel Friedlander on March 15, 2011 · 10 comments

4 Top Book Formatting Mistakes to Avoid

by Joel Friedlander on March 9, 2011 · 40 comments

Indie Publishing: The Problem With Book Distribution

by Joel Friedlander on February 16, 2011 · 12 comments

Authors: Wondering How Long Your Book Should Be?

by Joel Friedlander on February 1, 2011 · 8 comments

Print on Demand: CreateSpace or Lightning Source?

by Joel Friedlander on January 27, 2011 · 266 comments

Mark It Up! PDF Annotation Software

by Joel Friedlander on January 26, 2011 · 32 comments

Book Design for Self-Publishers: Workflow Overview

by Joel Friedlander on January 25, 2011 · 5 comments

Book Design Case Study: Short Stories by Erika Dreifus

by Joel Friedlander on January 13, 2011 · 11 comments

6 Action Tips to Speed Up Your Book Production

by Joel Friedlander on January 3, 2011 · 14 comments

Self-Publishing Case Study: Nonfiction

by Joel Friedlander on December 10, 2010 · 1 comment

Galleys

by Joel Friedlander on November 27, 2010 · 10 comments

Book Page Layout Preparation: The Local Formatting Problem

by Joel Friedlander on November 11, 2010 · 21 comments

Book Page Layout Preparation: Cleaning Up Your Word Files

by Joel Friedlander on November 10, 2010 · 39 comments

Quick & Easy Book Production: Do You Know the Secret?

by Joel Friedlander on November 9, 2010 · 11 comments

Self-Publishing Case Study: Inspirational Photography Book

by Joel Friedlander on October 21, 2010 · 8 comments

When Print on Demand Fails: 6 Scenarios for Offset Printing

by Joel Friedlander on September 23, 2010 · 14 comments

Self-Publishing Case Study: Personal Memoir

by Joel Friedlander on September 22, 2010 · 18 comments

Self-Publishers Start Here: Making Print Choices

by Joel Friedlander on August 19, 2010 · 3 comments

Is the Paradise We’ve Lost the Beautiful Page?

by Joel Friedlander on June 1, 2010 · 29 comments

Pantone: The Language of Color Reproduction

by Joel Friedlander on May 14, 2010 · 11 comments

What Does Self-Publishing Cost: Online Self-Publisher

by Joel Friedlander on April 23, 2010 · 27 comments

What Does Self-Publishing Cost: DIY

by Joel Friedlander on April 19, 2010 · 49 comments

What Does Self-Publishing Cost? A Preview

by Joel Friedlander on April 7, 2010 · 22 comments

Authors Keep Formatting When They Should Be Styling

by Joel Friedlander on April 1, 2010 · 23 comments

Preparing Black & White Photos for Your Book

by Joel Friedlander on March 25, 2010 · 21 comments

Book Production On the Edge: How Lisette Model Got Made

by Joel Friedlander on March 18, 2010 · 7 comments

Working With Blurb.com for Color Books

by Joel Friedlander on February 16, 2010 · 12 comments

How Print-on-Demand Book Distribution Works

by Joel Friedlander on December 3, 2009 · 61 comments

Self-Publishing Tools: Adobe InDesign CS4

by Joel Friedlander on December 2, 2009 · 20 comments

The Speed of Self-Publishing is Best When You Go Slow

by Joel Friedlander on November 23, 2009 · 10 comments

How Long Should Your Book Be?

by Joel Friedlander on October 16, 2009 · 11 comments

Self-Publishing Basics: Print on Demand—What Is It?

by Joel Friedlander on October 14, 2009 · 24 comments

Project Focus: 2-color Cover Design for Self-Publishers

by Joel Friedlander on September 18, 2009 · 5 comments

Mick Rooney’s Reviews of Publishing Services Companies

by Joel Friedlander on September 16, 2009 · 0 comments

The One Book Every Self-Publisher Should Own

by Joel Friedlander on September 12, 2009 · 12 comments

A Long Slog through the OCR Swamp

by Joel Friedlander on September 5, 2009 · 2 comments