Self-Publishing Basics: How to Organize Your Book’s Front Matter includes a checklist of front matter items.
Understanding Book Layouts and Page Margins describes typical margins for a standard 6 inch by 9 inch trade paperback, including CreateSpace book layout specifications
Learning about how to make a book is an exciting process. It’s time to stop dreaming, start doing and turn your idea into something people can read and enjoy. But what do you need to know to make it happen? Making a book requires a mixture of ideas and inspiration along with practical knowledge. It’s […]
The style of the font, its size, thickness, and even the spacing between words can all subtly influence our perception on an unconscious level.
Today I discuss how to deal with special formatting concerns specific to nonfiction books including citations and bibliographies.
The Book Designer all started in the fall of 2009, looking around at all the change to book publishing, I thought I would add my voice to the mix.
How to format nonfiction concerns such as indexes, footnotes and endnotes when using a Book Design Template.
How to format nonfiction concerns such as subheads, quotations, bullet points and numbered lists when using a Book Design Template.
In Part 3, learn how to format a table of contents, chapter name headers, page numbers and more using a template to prepare your manuscript for publication.
In Part 2, learn how to format drop caps, section breaks, and headers and footers using a template to prepare your manuscript for publication.