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Deciding between a hardcover or paperback book cover

Deciding between a hardcover or paperback book cover

Hard or soft sell? Choosing your book cover A substantial heavyweight that needs its own table or a frequent flyer that fits easily into cabin baggage? Your choice of a hard or paperback book cover will largely be determined by cost, print run and genre. Before making...
What’s in an index: A Message to Authors

What’s in an index: A Message to Authors

The book is finished and is ready for the press. It has an elegant layout and a beautiful cover, it has survived numerous revisions and the criticism of reviewers. It looks perfect, but at this final stage of production, an editor asks about one more thing: an index....
Publishing Costs: Print Books vs E-Books

Publishing Costs: Print Books vs E-Books

As an author, there comes a time when a decision needs to be made whether to publish a print or digital version (or both) of the book. While most people would assume that publishing an e-book is less costly than publishing a print book, that may not necessarily be the...