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8 Tips for Working With a Book Designer. Volume IV

Welcome to our final installment of 8 Tips for working with (and finding) a book designer. Volume IV. To recap the tips from previous weeks:Tip #1 – Research your genre.Tip #2 – Research a cover designers style.Tip #3 – Get a personal recommendation.Tip #4 – Don’t let $$ be everything. Tip #5 – Get a…

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Tips on book interior design. Volume IV

This month I’ve been discussing the basics of formatting your book interior. Welcome to volume IV. As a recap of the last few weeks: Tip #1 – Match your half title and/or title page to your cover.Tip #2 – Check your document for Widows & Orphans.Tip #3 – Know the order in which your front…

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Tips on book interior design. Volume III

Tips on book design, continued… (The recap is coming next week in case you missed anything) #5 – Running heads and folios – These are the bits of information that run across the top, and sometimes bottom, of your pages. I work with several different publishers, and each of them use these text objects slightly differently.…

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