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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: How to Create Ebook Covers with Phoster Application

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Piotr Kowalczyk explains how to use the Phoster app to create quality ebook covers. Phoster is a fantastic application for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, perfect to create posters, cards, invitations and, yes, ebook covers. I’ve used the word “create” instead of “design” because it better describes what you’ll be doing. […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Will Children’s Book Self-Publishers Survive CPSIA?

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, The Book Designer Joel Friedlander addresses what the new CPSIA rules could mean for self-publishers of children’s books. Do you know about the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008? No? Do you think you ought to? It’s absolutely critical that you know about this law if you—or your clients—produce books […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Book Design For Self-Publishers: Workflow Overview

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, The Book Designer Joel Friedlander offers self-publishers an overview of the book design process. Note from Joel Friedlander: This post is one of a series on Book Design for Self-Publishers. In the last article we looked at getting the raw materials for your book design project organized. Now it’s time to […]

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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: How to Create Ebook Covers with Phoster Application

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Piotr Kowalczyk explains how to use the Phoster app to create compelling ebook covers. Phoster is a fantastic application for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, perfect to create posters, cards, invitations and, yes, ebook covers. I’ve used the word “create” instead of “design” because it better describes what you’ll be doing. […]

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Publetariat Dispatch- Self-Publishing: How You Can Reduce Costs

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author and tech watcher Piotr Kowalczyk offers tips for reducing self-publishing expenses. The price of a book is what really matters to readers. It’s where self-published authors can compete with traditional publishers, as the examples of Amanda Hocking or J.A. Konrath show. Many Kindle Store writers choose $0.99 price tag. […]

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