A short disclaimer first: I have yet to self-publish a book series, so you just read this post and take what you think would work.
Ah, one more thing: there’s no recipe, no secret marketing formula that’s going to ensure huge sales. I don’t have it, and quite frankly, no one has it. Continue reading
Those of you who have been following this blog for some time know that I’m, more or less, a one man operation. I write the books/stories, I do the interior formatting for both e-books (Kindle, Smashwords) and print books, I design the covers, and stuff like that.
What you don’t know is that sometimes I do these things for other writers. It’s not something I’ve been advertising, so I don’t have an impressive portfolio, but let me show you my latest work. Continue reading
I spent the last three days reading magazines. A lot of them. Well, some of them I just analyzed in terms of layout, font type/size, etc. And some I read. I wanted to make sure that we can make a really great magazine. And, apparently, we can.
It’s not going to be easy. In case you didn’t know, I format all my books (both digital and paperback editions,) and I pretty sure I do a pretty good job. But this is different. We’re talking about a 8.5 by 11 inches, full color magazine. Lots of content, lots of pictures, info boxes, etc. So the layout is much more complex, but thank God for Adobe InDesign. Continue reading