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Which path should an author take to get their book into print?

So, how should an author get their book into print? I hear this question asked a lot by authors once they have written their book. Many authors assume that the best way to get their book [...]

By |July 17th, 2018|Categories: Book Printing|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Mmmmm. There is nothing like the smell of a good book!

Researchers at University College London's Institute for Sustainable Heritage conducted an experiment asking how participants felt about a number of different aromas. Among them, of course, was an old book. Their findings were published in [...]

By |June 19th, 2018|Categories: Book Printing|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Mmmmm. There is nothing like the smell of a good book!

How do I make my book feel thicker?

How do I make my book feel thicker? Sometimes a book that does not have many pages will benefit from being a little thicker to give it more perceived value. This is often easily be [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Categories: Book Printing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Make your book look and feel like a best seller

Make your book look and feel like a best seller Every year I go to the London Book Fair where I meet with lots of first time self publishers, many who have just had their book [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|Categories: Book Printing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Book Typesetting and Page Design

So you’ve written all the content for your book and maybe you’ve got some photographs or drawings as well. You are right to be concerned about the elements of making your manuscript actually look like [...]

By |July 7th, 2016|Categories: Book Printing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Which is the best paper for printing my book?

Choosing the best paper for your book is a decision that should not be rushed – I pick up many books only to notice that the choice of paper is in conflict with the content. This [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Book Printing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments