Formatting Your Paperback Book: 10 Simple Tips to Publishing a “REAL” Book

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This short document is for authors wishing to self-publish through Print On Demand sites such as Lulu or Createspace. These 10 basic guidelines will make the interior of your book... NOT stand out! Too often self-published books scream "amateur" due to formatting. Much of this information is available online, however this puts it all in a simple and concise document focusing on common errors.

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About Elmore Hammes

Elmore Hammes is an independent author who has published several novels in a variety of genres. His short stories have been published online in Espresso Fiction and joyful!, and have appeared in the literary journal The First Line and the national Catholic magazine St. Anthony Messenger.

When not writing or reading, he performs consulting services for other authors, including editing, formatting manuscripts and creation of Kindle or other e-book editions.

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Tom Parker reviewed on June 1, 2011

This exactly what I needed, a direct, item-by-item list of what has to be done to format your book. Thank you, thank you, and thank you.
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Matthew Bohlsen reviewed on Nov. 11, 2010
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Thx Elmore. Your book on formatting was very usefull and attractively priced. As an author of "The Book About Life" , your book was my first ever experience purchasing on Smashwords, and it was a pleasurable result. Thank you.
Regards, Matthew Bohlsen (Australia)
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