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Tips for self-publishers: Table of Contents in Word

For anthologies and most non-fiction, a table of contents (TOC) is essential for readers to find their way around your paperback book. It’s also a way of showing off the contents of your book for potential browsers, and that includes … Continue reading

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Out Now! Format Your Print Book for Createspace: 2nd Edition

Out now is the second edition of my book on how to produce your book for Createspace using Microsoft Word. The book is twice as big, has many more images, updated to cover changes to Createspace and Word versions up … Continue reading

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‘Format your print book with Createspace’ is now a print book with Createspace

If you’re a self-publishing author of eBooks, and want to have a go at moving into printed books too, I’ve written a book with you in mind, especially if you use Microsoft Word (to take advantage of over 40 screenshots). … Continue reading

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Formatting your print book: what else would you like to know?

A few weeks ago, I started writing up notes on print formatting so I would have a reference to work with when doing formatting work for clients. Why not add some screenshots, I thought, and post them to my blog? … Continue reading

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Tips on formatting your print book for Createspace and Lulu. Part2: Headers & Footers

Here’s the latest instalment in a series of formatting tips. Click on the links to see: Part1 Part 3  Tip#4 Headers and footers Time to dig out those books from your bookshelf again and take a closer look at the headers and footers. … Continue reading

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Tips on formatting your print book for Createspace and Lulu. Part1

Click here for part 2 of this series Yesterday I completed a commission to format a book interior for Createspace, and wanted to share some tips to help you create your own great-looking Createspace books. Although these tips will help … Continue reading

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