Posts Tagged ‘Book design tips’

Tips on book interior design. Volume III

Tips on book design, continued… (The recap is coming next week in case you missed anything) #5 – Running heads and folios – These are the bits of information that run across the top, and sometimes bottom, of your pages. I work with several different publishers, and each of them use these text objects slightly…

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Tips on book interior design. Volume II

3 – Front matter and back matter. Unlike dark matter or plasma matter, these are not NASA space terms. Front matter and Back matter are a group of specific textual items that should/could appear in front of (front matter) and in back of (back matter) your manuscript text. The Chicago Manual of Style lists 16 front and…

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Tips on book interior design. Volume I

Creating your books interior might seem easy. You might think, “Well, I’ll just upload my Word manuscript,” and Bob’s your Uncle! You’ve got a book! Uh, no. (not even sure you CAN do that, but if you could, I wouldn’t recommend it.) Keep in mind, your book, both inside and out, is competing with books designed…

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