Books Design Self-Publishing

How a Professional Book Designer Can Make All the Difference

Design is a subjective thing, and book design is no different. Yes, there are many good solutions to any given brief, but some things will be essential to the success of your book. A professional book designer can help you achieve those. Legibility, and ease of reading, will give the reader a good experience when they have bought your book. Not only that, the chances of a potential reader buying it, in the first place,…

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Books Self-Publishing

Is Self-Publishing Right for You and Your Book?

Not every writer can get on a publisher’s roster or, indeed, wants to. Those who don’t want to, or can’t, at least now have the option of publishing their work themselves. It’s important to bear in mind, though, that self-publishing is not a panacea and it’s not romantic. Like self-employment, you are solely responsible for everything, and much of that is probably outside your current skill-set. That doesn’t mean you are alone – there is…

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Books Design Self-Publishing

Book Design Advice, Thoughts on Self-Publishing and more

Thanks for taking a look at Extrablog, and welcome along! Here you’ll find some hints and tips to help you with your book design project. There are also ruminations on a variety of subjects – self-publishing, design, books, and more general things. Please get in touch if you’ve any questions, feedback or a subject you’d like discussed. I am also open to sharing relevant articles by outside contributors, but these mustn’t be currently in use…

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