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PUBLISHING COSTS-PRINT 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 case. When deciding on whether to take the digital or print route, there are numerous factors that needs to be considered.READ MORE

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Dust jacket blog

To Use or Not To Use A Dust Jacket

One of the big decisions about publishing your book has to do with whether or not you want to release physical copies or simply stick to electronic copies. Once you have decided to print physical copies of your books, you have to decide whether or not you want a dust jacket to be a part of your book or not.

Years ago, when a dust jacket was used, it presented a different cover image that was more elegant and attractive to readers. This was due to the limited functionality of printing presses of the day.  In the past, the cover under the dust jacket would be course and imageless. At that time, books were something of a luxury. They were valuable and needed protection, which the dust jacket served to provide quite well. Books also used to be made from fabric which was easier to damage than our modern books made of cardboard, so dust jackets served more of a purpose in that regard as well.
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How To Choose The Best Font For Your Cover

If you’ve ever looked at a book cover, you may know that there are some aspects to design that go beyond what looks good. The old adage is that a reader should never judge a book by its cover, but if a book is designed correctly, that’s exactly what you’ll want!

 

A book cover design is about more than just a pretty picture; it encompasses the overall feeling of your book and draws in readers. Your cover design will warmly invite your audience in, while your content keeps them interested.

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