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  • What’s this I Hear about Createspace Closing?

    Posted on September 4, 2018 by in Uncategorized

     It’s nothing to get too anxious about, unless you have used Createspace for the set-up, graphic design of your book layout. If you have you should probably contact them real soon and ask how to get the set-up files. Otherwise, if you have books in your account for print and distribution to Amazon, these will […]

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  • How Do I Calculate the Page Count for My Published Book?

    Posted on May 12, 2017 by in blog

    A couple simple formulas to estimate the page count of your soon to be published book— For a 5.5″ x 8.5″ book: Manuscript word count divided by 390 = the page count of the finished book Example: 85,000 words divided by 390 = 218 pages For a 6″ x 9″ book: Manuscript word count divided […]

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  • Order of Book Content

    Posted on February 3, 2017 by in Uncategorized Anatomy of a Book: The Contents

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    What About ISBNs

    Posted on December 11, 2016 by in blog

    From:, where you, as a self- or independent publisher will purchase the ISBNs for your books. ISBN FAQs Publication Formats, Reprints, Editions, etc. What’s the difference between a reprint and a new edition? If a second edition has the same title as the first, does it keep the same ISBN? How are ISBNs assigned […]

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    Posted on August 25, 2016 by in blog

    TIPS FOR FICTION WRITERS PREPARING FILES FOR PRINT-ON-DEMAND OR EBOOK SALES You should have at least three novels (50,000+ words) either already written or planned to be published to maximize your chances of earning a full-time income. At least three of your books should be in the same genre (even as a series) so you […]

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