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front matter

What Goes In The Front Matter Of Your Book?

What you include in the front matter of your book depends on the information you want to impart to your reader to help enhance, explain, or set things up.
cover design Dragon Squisher

How To Get Cover Design And Formatting That Fits Your Story: My Self-Publishing Experience...

This is the sixth entry in a series in which I detail the entire experience of self publishing my book. The goal is to offer tips and strategies so you can learn from my successes and mistakes. This week: cover design and interior formatting.
how you publish

Does It Matter How You Publish Or Who Your Competition Is?

The motivation for writing your book should be to give the world a great story and a memorable experience — no matter how you publish or who you're competing with.
author services

Your Book Needs Editing, Design, and Marketing (even if CreateSpace no longer offers these...

When my first self-published manuscript returned from an editor's desk carved in violent red ink, I learned one huge lesson: a book simply won’t be publishable without professional author services like editing and design.
createspace discontinues author services

Amazon’s CreateSpace Announces It Will Stop Offering Author Services This Year

While Amazon's CreateSpace is discontinuing its author services, working directly with self-published authors is the core strength of BookBaby, leveling the playing field with services like editing, cover design, book formatting, and more.
format your book

How To Format Your Book Using Microsoft Word on a Mac

This video gives instructions on how to format your book using Microsoft Word on a Mac. Interior Templates are also available on bookbaby.com.
eBooks and printed books

eBooks and Printed Books: Why Not Both?

Excerpted from BookBaby’s latest guide, 5 Steps To Self Publishing, Part III of our series looks at the benefits of producing eBooks and printed books for your self-published title.

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