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Month: January 2018

January Book Update

January Book Update

It’s January! Depending on where you live, you may not be experiencing the level of cold and snow we have been experiencing. Then again, you might be getting more snow and having much colder temperatures. Here in southwestern Ontario, it’s been cold. I have to admit, I prefer June. I wanted to give a quick book update for you as I’m moving toward the April Book Launch, so here it is!   Book Launch Teams I have three book launch…

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Setting up Your Book: Front and Back Matter

Setting up Your Book: Front and Back Matter

A short while ago, I posted a blog called, Setting up Your Book: the Basics. We looked at trim size, margins, fonts and more. Today, I want to take a look at Front Matter and Back Matter.   Quick explanation of what the Matter is Okay, any editors reading that title are currently having a conniption. For the rest of us, let’s dive in. The interior of your book is basically made up of three parts. Front Matter, the Body…

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Setting up Your Book: The Basics

Setting up Your Book: The Basics

When I started into publishing, much of the whole process seemed so complicated and so difficult. One of the reasons I started this blog was because I was having a great deal of difficulty finding helpful websites to walk me through the “how to’s” of publishing. I thought I could be a support and help to others on this process and provide clear, practical help in this area where there appeared to be a lack. Since that time, I have…

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Working with Your Proof Copy

Working with Your Proof Copy

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted a blog, but with Christmas and New Years and snow and cold and more… I’ve had to step back just a bit. It’s time, now, to get back to posting blogs. One of the things I’ve been able to do over the Christmas Season is to proof my printed book from Createspace. It’s coming out in April and I needed to get through the proofing process quickly so I can move on…

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