Saturday January 26th, 2013:
Publishing: A Walkthrough Createspace Print on Demand (POD)
is Amazon's POD for independent authors. USE of
Createspace is free, but you have to pay for your own books if
you want copies. Generally the average novel will cost
about $5.00 ea. to the author plus shipping.
print book is significantly different from an eBook.
Margins, pages, gutters, headers and footers all become
critically important, because your words will occupy an actual
physical object, the pages and covers of your book. They
must fit, look good and above all, be readable. Cover art
and implementation is also critical and much more demanding than
for an ebook.
Createspace provides a comprehensive set of tools to accomplish
your goal of an attractive, readable print book.
This workshop will walk you through formatting your MSS for
Createspace, and the iterative testing/correction process that
results in a professional looking product.
We will touch
on the cover creation process, but that is really a subject for