The best examples of E-Books of this type out there are Tom Stone’s. They are excellent; well produced, print well and look good.Jamie Badman
Within the pages of Self-publishing you will find:
- Illustration techniques
Can’t draw? Tracing photos is the answer, and here you learn both analog and digital methods.
How to set up a shoot on your own. How to use natural light. To use analog and digital cameras. How to handle exposure and aperture.
How to get crisp photo reproduction on low-tech photocopiers.
- The writing
What to think about in writing and choice of titles.
- Analog and digital layout
How to make an attractive layout even without computers and software, by using scissors and tape. Then the whole range to professional tools.
Choice of computers. Just about any computer will work, even very old ones.
How to scan illustrations, and how to clean them up to look crisp.
- Vector vs. raster graphics
What are the differences?
Some very useful and simple pointers that will increase readability.
- …and much more!
We’ve made it available here as a shareware ebook, in the hope that it will make the process easier for both established and new writers in our field.
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Anyone publishing anything will find something important in this ebook.Anders Moden
This is specifically written for magicians but many of the desktop publishing techniques taught are valuable for any other genre you want to write for. Tom Stone is a very creative performer and his advice is excellent.Chris Wasshuber (Lybrary.com)