POD Like a Pro: An Author's Guide to Typesetting and Formatting a Book for Print

POD Like a Pro: An Author's Guide to Typesetting and Formatting a Book for Print

by Heather Justesen

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You’ve written the best book you can, chosen the perfect title and are ready to launch it into the world, but there’s more to putting out a professional book than great writing. You could pay someone to do the typesetting for you, but you want to do it yourself, and you can’t afford expensive desktop publishing software.

No problem!

In this manual, you’ll learn how to use Microsoft Word to make your book look as good on the inside as those published by traditional publishers. This manual is full of clear diagrams and covers subjects like:

Setting up page sizes and margins for your book
How to set up styles to make your text consistent
How to create your title page to match your cover
Inserting pictures and text boxes to create special effects
Using drop caps and dingbats

Plus tips and tricks most writers don’t know about professional page design and a full glossary of typesetting terms so the whole process makes more sense.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014340632
Publisher: Jelly Bean Press
Publication date: 03/15/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 50
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Heather Justesen is a published author with more than five years of desktop publishing experience. She earned a BA in English Literature from Southern Utah University, where she met her husband, Bill. She worked in newspaper for several years, and they spent two years as foster parents. They now live in the little town where she grew up in Central Utah and raise a cat, two dogs, and a whole slew of chickens, geese, ducks, guineas, and a tom turkey. When she can squeeze in the time, she gardens and loves to bake. She also writes serial stories for BigWorldNetwork.com available in ebook and audio formats.
You can learn more about Heather on her blog: http://heatherjustesen.blogspot.com/
Or her website: http://www.heatherjustesen.com/

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