self-publishing

Cover Margins

Note that when designing a cover that will be “perfect bound” (softcover, glued) that there will be a crease 10mm in from the edge where the top page is glued to the cover. Most of the guides talk about the… (READ MORE)

ISBN numbers & print proofs

[updated] Originally, I thought the whole story was, “Don’t use purchased ISBN numbers when uploading test copies for you to review print proofs.” Now I recognize that 1) this was a Blurb-specific admonition, and 2) I need to slow down… (READ MORE)

problems with the print version

I’ve decided I want to share the process of becoming a self-published author. I’m partway in and plan to go back and fill in the “how did I get to this point” gap. Then again, I hear that it’s going… (READ MORE)