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Friday, 24 September 2010

How Not to Drive Your Book Designer Crazy

Many authors have plans for how they want their books to look, but just as too many cooks in the kitchen can ruin a meal, so too much detail and an author’s attempts to micromanage the process can create confusion in designing a book.

When authors finish their books, they may have ideas for how they want their books to look; however, too often authors either over-communicate with their book designers, or they fail to communicate clearly. Here are some tips for preparing your manuscript so it is ready to go to your book design/layout person without your driving him or her crazy.

Irene Watson

Read more (courtesy Selling Books)

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