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Self-publishing Author Advice about how to best design, lay out and format a book, including cover and interior design

Book designer and author Scarlett Rugers

How To Build a Great Relationship Between Author and Book Designer

Australian professional book designer Scarlett Rugers offers advice on the best way for self-published authors to build a great working relationship with book designers – and her top tip is pleasingly straightforward. The one key to making the author/book designer relationship awesome is simple: just talk it out. Speaking as a professional book designer, I know […]

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The Story of an Authors’ Collective: Triskele Books

JJ Marsh tells the story of the launch and development of the authors’ collective Triskele Books, drawing on their new book, The Triskele Trail, launched this month at the Chorleywood Literature Festival. Once upon a time, there were five writers. They believed there was a third way of publishing, somewhere over the rainbow. So they packed their books […]

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