As a book formatter, I work with many authors that are new to self-publishing which I can relate to because I was new to it at one time too. But what I can't relate to is not wanting to learn what every self publishing author should know to be in control of their books. There … Continue reading What Every Author Needs to Know
After your book is written you should give some thought to the type of font you want to use for both the cover and the content. Whether you intend to format it yourself or you decide to have someone else do it for you there should still be some thought put into it. The font … Continue reading Choosing the Right Fonts
This gig is a combination of my children's ebook and children's print book gigs. If you need both an ebook and print book formatted then this gig will save you money. The files delivered are the same, 1 .mobi file for Amazon Kindle, 1 .epub for Apple iBooks-Kobo, and 1 PDF file for your print … Continue reading Children’s Ebook and Print Book Formatting
I can't stress enough the importance of laying out a plan for your book before you write one line of text or design a single illustration, especially if you are a children's book author. Most children's books have full-page images and possibly even text. So everything needs to fit together in a way that a … Continue reading Planning Your Children’s Book
If you are a longtime InDesign user but you sometimes feel there are some features that it lacks then you should checkout QuarkXPress 2019. You can find it here: https://www.quark.com/Products/QuarkXPress/InDesign-Alternative/. Right now they are running a deal for people who are longtime InDesign users. If you have proof that you use Adobe InDesign such as … Continue reading QuarkXPress Deal for Longtime InDesign Users
As an entrepreneur running my own freelance business, I find that I am constantly short on time. There are so many things that I need to get done but I just don't seem to have the time to do it all! It is a situation that I am sure many people running their own businesses … Continue reading So Much to Do and Not Enough Time to Do It!