Month: September 2017

Six Tips to format a Word document for use as a Paperback

Following on from the top six tips in using Word to format an E-book, this post is going to look at the things to bear in mind when formatting for paperback. As I said the last time, I get that some of you are keyboard wizards and witches, warriors all, scurrying away with ‘fantastical’ word processing programs, like Scrivener, but, there are quite a lot of us, mere two-finger mortals, still ploughing our lonely furrows with that bastion of word processing software, the mighty Microsoft® Word. Now, in a former life, I was an accredited trainer of all things Microsoft® and the biggest revelation to me was how poorly prepared people were when given a PC and expected to “get on with it”. We wouldn’t let a welder just weld, but we let an administrator just wield their way through Word. Normally woefully. Thankfully, it needn’t be that way. To format a document for paperback is a simple matter of using things that expert programmers have built into Word for us. Sadly, so few even know these things exist, let alone how to use them. So, if you want to format a Word document such that it sails through the approval process for both Amazon’s Createspace and Ingram Spark’s system, then read on:   First things first, decide upon the size you want your book to be. You’d think...

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Meet Our Authors – Richard Utting

The Book Reality Experience is proud to announce the publication of an amazing autobiography on the 9th October 2017… Richard Utting is a senior criminal defense lawyer, former ABC broadcaster and an ex-Mayor of the City of Fremantle. Add to that he was one of an extremely small number of conscripted Australian Officers sent to serve in the Vietnam War. His life is an amazing journey and the book “Out of Sight – Reflections on an Accidental Life” is a magnificent, funny and poignant romp through it. Available now for pre-order at all major stores including as an E-Book here:   Turning Book Dreams into Reality Read more about Richard by clicking here. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...

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