Publishing a print book with Createspace or Lulu is fairly easy. But unless you know how to lay out a book, AND how to achieve the results you want in your word processor, the result won't do your writing justice. In this guide, I will show you how to format your book's interior: * What you need to know about book layout and typsesetting to get professional results.* How to use Microsoft Word 2007 to achieve those results (with notes for Word 2003 users) * eBook tips: how to format your manuscript in Word so you can move easily between print, Kindle, ePUB, and Smashwords editions. (Note: this is not a comprehensive guide to building eBooks).
Topics covered are:
Part 1 -- Page Layout* Layout strategy * Copying page setup from a template * Headers & Footers * Link to previous* Sections * Smashwords, Kindles, and sections * Page numbers
Part 2 -- Styles* Introducing Styles * Defining styles * Convert direct formatting into styles * Create a style family * Why styles again? * Editing your styles * Sorting out a style soup * Don't lose your italics! * Justification * Justification and eBook formatting Paragraph indentation * Paragraphs in non-fiction and poetry * Scene breaks and letters * Paragraph spacing * The spacing gotcha * A starting set of styles* Leading * Super style sets
Part 3 -- Details * Dinkus asterisms* Simple internal images * What does 200dpi 'really' mean? * Preserving image resolution in Word -- workarounds * Voodoo techniques for preserving image resolution in Word 2003-2010 * Voodoo techniques for preserving image resolution in Word 2003 * Voodoo techniques for preserving image resolution in Word 2007 * Voodoo techniques for preserving image resolution in Word 2010 * More image tips * Images that aren't 300dpi * The final tidies * Do you need to upload a pdf? * Embedding fonts * Drop caps and small caps * Blank pages * Widows and orphans * Cover art tips * Createspace vs. Lulu * Front Matter * Where to find further information
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Tim C. Taylor has been using Microsoft Word since the days when it was only available for the Mac. He has formatted dozens of eBooks and print books, featuring writers such as: Neil Gaiman, Tanith Lee, Stephen Baxter, Charles Stross, Lauren Beukes, and Jeff Noon.
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