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The #1 lesson when printing your book

Your first box of books arrives. You open the first copy and realise that something’s not right. Maybe it’s a typo in your introduction, the wrong diagram in Chapter 1, or you wrote a reminder to yourself about adding another case study… which somehow made it to print.Whatever the issue, you now have a big […]

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Judging a book by its cover: Designing Book Blueprint

I have a mixed history with designers.You see, my significant other is a former graphic designer. Today he’s a training manager at a software company, but tends to take on a lot of design responsibilities on the side of his main role. As a result, any time I’ve wanted to create anything with a visual […]

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3 things I wish I knew before self-publishing

Pat Fitzpatrick is an Irish writer who just self-published his first novel Keep Away From those Ferraris. A few months later, and what does he wish he new before self-publishing? (originally published at http://catherineryanhoward.com/2014/01/22/3-things-i-wish-i-knew-before-self-publishing-my-novel/)It’s over a month since I self-published my new thriller. Now that I have some distance from all the madness, it’s time to warn others what it […]

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