by Jennette GreenHave you written a book that you would like to publish? If so, you are in good company. Publishing a book has never been easier, with companies such as CreateSpace and Lightning Source available to take your book and distribute it to all of the major online retailers, such as this online retailer and Barnes & Noble.So what is stopping you?Make your mark on the publishing world today.
In this book, you will learn simple techniques to turn your manuscript into a professional looking print book, using Microsoft Word 2003 or Microsoft Word 2010. Take advantage of the author’s years of experience producing professional book files for satisfied clients. Her tips and tricks to mastering the technical details of publishing a book are presented in a simple, step-by-step format that anyone can understand. Dozens of accompanying illustrations make learning the steps even easier.
Bonus! While you are learning to prepare your book for print publishing with CreateSpace or Lightning Source, you will also be taking steps to prepare your document for conversion to the popular ebook formats.*
Use this book to make your publishing dreams come true today!
Topics included in this book:
Microsoft Word 2003 and 2010 vs. Microsoft Word 2007 − the Image Problem
Print View, Normal View and Formatting Code
Set Up Your Book Trim Size and Margins
Consistency of Style
Set Up Body Text Format Style
Find and Replace Special Characters
Eliminate Extra Paragraph Returns
Chapter Title Headings
Headers and Footers
How to Insert a Table of Contents
To Do List for Formatting a Print Book
Print to PDF
Color vs. Grayscale Images in Book Interior
Convert Images to Grayscale with Adobe Acrobat Pro
Convert Images to Black and White with Adobe Photoshop
Save Your PDF as an Adobe PostScript File
Check Image DPI
Set Up a Custom Profile in Preflight
If Your File has Very Dark (or Light) Black & White Images
Convert Microsoft Word Documents to PDF, Using the Adobe Acrobat Program
And much, much more...
*Conversion to ebook formats is not covered in this book. Please see the second book in this series for complete information on this topic.
“How to Format a Print Book in 12 Easy Steps” is best suited for fiction novels, or general nonfiction books. If your print nonfiction book requires a great deal of specialized formatting, you may consider using a professional page layout program, such as Adobe InDesign. The use of InDesign is not covered in this book.
Format a Book Series (3 Volumes):
1.How to Format a Print Book in 12 Easy Steps: Easily Format Books with Microsoft® Word
2.How to Format an eBook for Kindle, NOOK, and Smashwords in Two Hours or Less
3.How to Format Book Covers for Print Publication in 8 Simple Steps
All three books in this series are combined into one comprehensive volume entitled, Book Formatting for Self-Publishers, A Comprehensive How-To Guide. It is available in both ebook and paperback editions.
For Windows/PC; tips for Mac at the "Format A Book" website.
|Title||How to Format a Print Book in 12 Easy Steps (Format a Book (Volume 1 of 3))|
|eBook format||Kindle Edition, (torrent)|
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