Joel Friedlander

Biography

Joel Friedlander is an award-winning book designer and blogger who has been launching the careers of self-publishers since 1994 from his book design and consulting practice at Marin Bookworks in San Rafael, California. Joel is a self-published author and the blogger behind TheBookDesigner.com, a popular and award-winning blog on book design, book marketing, and the future of the book. Joel is also the founder of The Self-Publishing Roadmap, a training course for authors, and TheBookMakers.com and BookDesignTemplates.com, where he provides tools and services for authors who publish their own books. He speaks often at publishing industry events and is a past president of the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association.

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Books

The Book Blueprint: Expert Advice for Creating Industry-Standard Print Books
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Learn to create industry-standard print books. Includes: How to pick fonts for your books, step-by-step instructions for dealing with short-run offset book printers, understanding the "language of printing," deciding between print-on-demand and offset printing, designing details like running heads, text breaks, and indexes for your book. With almost 100 illustrations.
The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory—To Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,920. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
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Here, for the first time ever, dozens of leaders in the self-publishing industry--editors, designers, book shepherds, printers, teachers, publicists, marketers, subsidy publishers, workshop leaders, illustrators, reviewers--have come together to share their knowledge of the dynamic, ever-changing indie book publishing business.

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