What should my print book look like?

Look at any of the popular print-on-demand sites like Lulu, CreateSpace, BookBaby or Ingram Spark, and you’re likely to find a dizzying array of shapes and sizes, paper types and finishes you can select for your book. Which ones should you choose? The single most important factor is making sure your book looks professionally produced. If it looks amateurish, potential […]

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The Don’ts of DRM

Digital Rights Management (DRM) is an ‘electronic lock’ that is meant to ensure that ebook files, and other digital content, are secured from theft and can only be opened and accessed by those people who have purchased them. It’s also meant to prevent copying. There are two simple ‘don’ts’ for indie authors when thinking about DRM: don’t consider using it, […]

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