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book formatting

Book Formatting and Cover Design Make Your Manuscript… a Book

Excerpted from BookBaby’s latest guide, 5 Steps To Self Publishing, Part II of our series addresses your book cover design and how book formatting makes your book... a book.
eBook Checklist from BookBaby

Your eBook Checklist

Think you're ready to self-publish your eBook? Great! We're here to help, and this eBook checklist will help you get off on the right foot in your journey from your laptop to the marketplace. Note: many of these items are needed for printed book production as well.
self publishing timeline

Ignore This Holiday Self Publishing Timeline At Your Own Peril

If you want to publish in time for the holidays, your plan should include room for all the production processes and your publicity push. This self publishing timeline will get you published and ready for holiday sales.
self-published young adult novels

Why Lauren Lynne Chose BookBaby For Her Self-Published Young Adult Novels

"When I was first trying to decide who I wanted to work with, I did quite a bit of research. I didn't want to have to figure out the cover art, and I sure didn't want to have to figure out the conversion, because I'm not a computer genius, I'm a story teller. I was so glad BookBaby was willing to work with me and really listen to my ideas."
book cover design

Book cover design tips for independent authors

We spoke with two graphic designers to get some insights on what makes for great design and why your book cover design is more important than ever before.

Making your own Christmas miracle – a book publishing timeline for holiday sales

There’s a blazing hot sun parked overhead and you can hear the kids splashing in the pool. Your backyard grill is fired up and ready to go, while the dog has settled down for a nap on one of the few patches of cool shade. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Or at least it should for self-published authors who want to take advantage of the holiday selling season to launch and sell their next books. And here’s why.
book cover design

How a self-published author got extraordinary book cover design

self-published author Lauren LynneClear vision and a true collaboration with the BookBaby Design Studio makes self-published author Lauren Lynne's Secret Watchers series look extraordinary. “I did my homework. I spent a huge amount of time looking at other book covers,“ says Lynne. Today’s savvy self-published authors know that having an eye-catching book cover is one of the most important elements to a successful eBook sales run. How will your book stand up to this near instant "yes" or "no' buying decision?

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