Top Cover Design Mistakes

Top Cover Design Mistakes

Self-publishing is a personally rewarding and exciting endeavor for most indie authors, not to mention a good business strategy. The problem is when the final product ends up looking self-published. If a book looks self-published, reviewers, retailers and buyers will...
How to Self-publish a Hardcover Book

How to Self-publish a Hardcover Book

Frequently we are asked by our clients how to self-publish a hardcover book. Is it even possible? Yes, absolutely, and authors have several options. First, we need to point out that you cannot self-publish a hardcover book directly from Amazon KDP. Amazon KDP, the...
What Is the Layout of a Book?

What Is the Layout of a Book?

The layout of a book incorporates some basic elements, which I describe below. But wait! Before you read this blog (and if you’re really interested in page layout!), choose a book from your shelf—one from a traditional publisher—and look for the elements as we go...