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.
We’d like to re-introduction you to Book Design Templates technology and show you how easy it can be to design the interior of your book–and save money!
Here’s how to create a print-ready PDF version of your book for print, set to the proper trim size for your book project.
Publishing has changed in so many ways during my time as a book designer, but one thing remains the same: the basics of good book design and layout.
I’ve recently been writing a series on Book Anatomy for the BookWorks site, and the most recent article just went live last week. In taking the opportunity to revise my own work of about 10 years ago on the Parts of a Book I found a number of places where the list could be updated […]
A bit of miscellany today: Get the “Out” Out When did the word “out” invade the rest of our verbs? It’s everywhere, and deserves to be eliminated. Some examples: Tweet out Report out When did this sneak in? “Out” in these contexts adds nothing, since the idea of “sending it out” is inherent in both […]