How do you spot a professional book shepherd. In this post, Mary Neighbour shares the telltale signs your book shepherd is a professional.
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In this post by book shepherd, Mary Neighbour, learn the publishing terms you’ll want to know so you can publish your fiction or nonfiction book.
Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Interior Book Designer: How to Spot a Professional Interior Book Designer by Mary Neighbour
If you want to hire an interior book designer, here are some important questions to ask. Part of an ongoing series by book professional, Mary Neighbour.
Use This Checklist to Evaluate the Brilliance of Your Interior Designer: How to Spot a Professional by Mary Neighbour
Of all the professionals discussed in these posts, an expert interior book designer may be the hardest to spot. Use this checklist by book professional Mary Neighbour to identify the diamond from the cubic zirconia.
Questions to Ask Your Designer Before Hiring: How to Spot a Professional Cover Designer by Mary Neighbour
Here are good questions to ask cover designers as you interview to find the right one in our How to Spot a Book Professional series.
It behooves authors and publishers to understand some basics of the printing and binding processes that will deliver that gorgeous cover design into the world.
Arguably the most difficult part for an author in choosing a cover designer is to adopt an objective viewpoint.
Publishing a book has always had one basic objective: to make reading clear, enjoyable, and meaningful. A professional editor is key to that outcome.