Simple CSS Tips for improving your ebook formatting files as well as dressing up your Author Blogs There are several options available for linking your Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) to an HTML file. An external style sheet links to an HTML document using the LINK tag or the @import statement. Less efficient forms of using CSS […]
Writing for the Children’s Book Market Many online retailers offer attributes that narrow the age / grade range of your target audience and increase your books’ discoverability. Like movie ratings, this feature enables the publisher to to choose the appropriate age and grade target for their book. In turn the retailers include your book into […]
Although your work is copyrighted from the first stroke of the keystroke, you may want to pay to officially register your copyright. Here’s a short 5 minute video on how to register your copyright in the United States.
If you’ve never heard of Anne-Marie Concepción then you are in for a treat. She’s a digital publishing expert whose training videos on Lynda.com are absolutely fantastic. Lynda.com has a variety of free videos to help you understand all aspects of design and marketing. Below is just one of the free tutorials offered from Lynda.com. […]
Amazon’s Kid’s Book Creator makes it easier for the average Joe to create illustrated children’s eBooks (Kindle) to upload directly to Amazon. In the previous post, I showed the main difference between a fixed layout and a “regular” or standard book layout. We’ll now get into how to prepare your files in order to build […]
Write a book in 48 hours. Sounds easier than it is. The process taken was simple, or so I thought. Just write a silly story, find an illustrator and be published in 48 hours. Now I don’t know about you, but I’m a little more picky about my writing. The first hurdle: Come up with […]
Duplex printing isn’t new, but it is new to the Print on Demand Industry. Ingram Lighting Source has announced (May 27, 2015) the option for printing inside book covers. Remember Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys books, where the inside spread (inside cover and first page) contained an illustration? What an impact your book could have when […]