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How to print dyslexia friendly books – and why you should do it

This is an important subject that is easily overlooked. How to print dyslexia friendly books – and why you should do it. It is all too easy to get carried away with how your book looks and forget about the fundamentals … Continue reading

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Comparing print on demand services

If you are looking for someone to print your book, this could be a useful post. It compares some of the main print on demand services available for self-publishers. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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How to publish a paperback using Createspace

If you are self publishing, you have an array of options to consider. This post about how to publish a paperback using Createspace might be a useful insight. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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How a good covering letter can get you published

In a way, this isn’t rocket science. The theory is pretty much the same as for writing any letter. But, as with any other letter, it doesn’t seem east when you face the task. This post aims to get you … Continue reading

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How publishers make decisions about what to publish

To state an obvious fact, publishing is a business. Publishers produce products that will make a profit. If you want to find a publisher for your work, it is useful to know what goes into the decision. If you are … Continue reading

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Writing the front and back matter

Most writers are only really interested in writing the main part of the book. That is the interesting part, after all. Unfortunately, as with most other things in life, you need to attend to some less interesting things before you … Continue reading

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A book-publishing timetable

How long does it take to write a book? That question is a bit like how long is a piece of string, only more complicated. Some first drafts practically write themselves. Others need planning and research before you can even … Continue reading

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