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How to build a layout template for a book

How to build a layout template for a book

When you open a book, what is the first thing that you see? Words. Typically lots of them. What is easy to forget is that a lot of thought has gone into how these words are presented: their size, their look, the size of the margins, right down to the distance between...

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Speed—it’s in our DNA

Speed—it’s in our DNA

As 2020 comes to an end, it feels all the more important for us to take a look back, reaffirm our company’s vision and the mission we have given ourselves. Speed has always been at the heart of what we do, each day helping to build our reputation. Where does this idea...

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6 reasons to use book writing software

6 reasons to use book writing software

Writing a manuscript requires preparation and structure. Back in the day, a manuscript was handwritten on paper and then transcribed on a typewriter prior to publication. But nowadays manuscripts are more often typed on a computer using a book writing software. With...

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Book cover design fundamentals

Book cover design fundamentals

The publishing world has transformed in significant ways over the past several decades—with the emergence of the Internet, print-on-demand and ebooks, each having contributed to the birth of the indie author movement. Despite these changes in the landscape, many...

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Finalizing your manuscript for the editor

Finalizing your manuscript for the editor

The most important thing for a writer is, of course, to write. To publish your book, you first need to write your manuscript. Once your manuscript is done, next comes the editing — followed by cover design and book layout, printing, and marketing. To make sure your...

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