Self-Publishing Basics: How to Organize Your Book’s Front Matter includes a checklist of front matter items.
parts of a book
Self-Publishers Start Here: Planning Your Book includes organizing your material, editing, putting together all the necessary parts of the book including copyright concerns and how to copyright your book.
The history of book printing goes back to the first Bibles pulled sheet by sheet off Johannes Gutenberg’s presses in Mainz, Germany in the late fifteenth century. The first books were attempts to replicate the handwritten books of the time, which varied widely. Over the centuries publishers have gradually established conventions about the way books […]