How Do I Submit Changes to be Made to Print or eBook Layout?

#selfpublish #selfpublisher #selfpublishing #author #indieauthor #inspiration #writing #creativewriting #bookcovers #print #layout #ebooks #publishing Editing, eBook and/or Print [service] What is “Standard Manuscript Format”? It is how your content should be structured by publishing industry standards when working with professional consultants. Any consultant who does not know or expect this is not a professional. See the … Continue reading How Do I Submit Changes to be Made to Print or eBook Layout?

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Can I / How Do I Choose My Book’s Fonts?

Can I choose fonts for my layout, cover, ebook, etc.? Yes. Provide the font's name—not “file name”—and a web address to see it in use. Do no send a font file or font image sample unless requested. If we do not have the font in our library, we may be able to acquire it or … Continue reading Can I / How Do I Choose My Book’s Fonts?

How should My Publication be Structured for a Professional Look?

There is an industry standard structure for publication content, which should not be confused with manuscript format. But first, you are not composing the publication but rather the textual content for one. Do not submit a homemade layout to a publisher, layout technician [LT] or other consultant/servicer. Present a proper manuscript format and let your … Continue reading How should My Publication be Structured for a Professional Look?

Can I Start My Cover Design Before Finishing My Content / Book?

Not recommended. The reasons “why” require a shift in perspective versus common misconception among selfpublishers: A cover is not an illustration for your (e)book. It is first and foremost “Product Packaging.” About Product PackagingYes, your publication is a “product,” even if made available for free. Assuming this perspective immediately reveals the proper order of work … Continue reading Can I Start My Cover Design Before Finishing My Content / Book?

How do I Deliver Publication Source Files to NDAS?

First, combine all files in archives (ZIP, ARC, etc.) for each project service you have ordered—Custom/Premade Cover, Print Layout, etc. Each archive should use a file name for the service to which it applies; use underscores / underline characters in place of all spaces in a file name. Now determine the archive file's size.If 30 … Continue reading How do I Deliver Publication Source Files to NDAS?