The Book Design Process

The Book Design Process

If you have never sourced graphic design work before, the process of going from a raw Word manuscript to a finish book ready for printing can be very confusing and a bit daunting.  As knowledge is power, I think it is important to have a familiarity with the basic...
Book Formatting Faux-Pas: 13 Common Typesetting Mistakes

Book Formatting Faux-Pas: 13 Common Typesetting Mistakes

Self-publishing has transformed the book industry, making it possible for anyone to create, publish and sell a book without using a commercial publisher. However, the quality of many self-published books leaves a lot to be desired, and as a result, only a small...
50 Shades of Self-Publishing Opinion

50 Shades of Self-Publishing Opinion

Since self-publishing has grown in popularity and accessibility, the opinion of the literary world as to whether it is a good thing or a bad thing have been varied and polarising. People either love it or loathe it, they tout is as either the destruction of the...
Why More Authors are Choosing to Self-Publish

Why More Authors are Choosing to Self-Publish

It’s no secret that more and more authors, even those who have been traditionally published in the past, are now choosing to self-publish. But why? What is all the hype about? Well, here is my take on the 9 reasons why so many authors are going indie.   1. Higher...