Book Printing Has Changed … and Author Planning Must, Too!
Any printer can put ink on paper. The question should be asked: is the printer committed to the craft of building amazing books? On the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast, Tim Hewitt—sales representative for the Rocky Mountain region of Friesens is featured. Friesens serves the needs of publishers across North America using the latest equipment operated by a highly skilled team of prepress, press, and …
A day doesn’t go by when questions don’t come in via phone or email asking about “which” printer to use for a book.
The companies below I have personally printed my own books with as well as referred hundreds of authors to directly and mentioned them on my podcast. Therefore, each is highly recommended.
Total Printing Systems
250 to 1500 is their sweet spot. Excellent quality in children’s’ books and color. Has some terrific tools and …
It’s simple – proofing is important. Proofs give you the ability to catch errors in both your text and cover files and make corrections before it’s too late. Keep in mind that your printed proof should not be used as your initial attempt at proofreading – your files should be fully edited and as perfect as possible when submitted to the printer. Your printer will not proofread for content; they are only looking for issues …
WOWEE … what a gathering last weekend. Over 90 authors had a perfect afternoon/evening to reconnect, catchup last weekend at the Annual AuthorU BBQ. Enjoy August … will we have Hot August Nights?
Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing is featuring host Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd as she dives into the back of the book—called “Back Matter” … it’s all the items that should be in the back of the book that sometimes …
Alrighty … many have heard me push the need to do BOTH print and “e” versions of your books. For fast POD service that delivers quality, IngramSpark tops the list.
In partnership with AuthorU, IngramSpark is offering to AuthorU members a variety of programs to consider. As The Book Shepherd, I am recommending to all my clients to first, set up an IngramSpark account and second, contact their respective book designers and get files uploaded pronto.