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Typesetting: What It Is and Why It’s Important
Between copyediting and proofreading, there's another phase of the publishing process that you may or may not be familiar with: Typesetting. If you have any questions about typesetting, by the end of this blog post, you'll have a better understanding of this part of the process and why it should be taken seriously.…
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Are you interested in improving your writing craft and making your work shine? If you want to learn more about how to create stronger, more impressive, and more intriguing stories, then this webinar is for you, regardless of what level your writing is at. This webinar provides thirteen thinking, writing, and revising tactics that will help tighten your writing. Some topics covered include how to develop realistic characters, how to craft your opening for the best effect, how to improve your word choices, and more!
Each registration includes access to the archived version of the program and materials for one year. Attendees also have the chance to ask questions and chat with the instructor during the event, but you don't need to attend the event to receive a recording of the presentation.
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Call for Entries: 2023 Eric Hoffer Award
Calling small presses, academic presses, micro presses, and self-publishers!
Each year, independent publishers release extraordinary books with little or no recognition. The Eric Hoffer Book Award recognizes excellence in publishing. Not only is The Eric Hoffer Book Award one of the most recognized awards for independent and small presses, but it’s also the most economical way to achieve publicity and recognition.
A single registration gives you seven ways to win by genre, press, the Montaigne Medal, the da Vince Eye, the First Horizon Award, the Medal Provocateur (for poetry), and the Hoffer grand prize. There is a category for every book.
$70 entrance fee
Chapbooks and eBooks welcome—chapbooks at a reduced rate of $45
Legacy categories for books older than 2 years
New MEDAL PROVOCATEUR for the best on the frontier of poetry
Their categories cover the entire spectrum of publishing: Art, Poetry, Chapbook, General Fiction, Commercial Fiction, Children, Middle Reader, Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Mystery/Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Short Story/Anthology, Spiritual Fiction, Culture, Memoir, Business, Reference, Home, Health, Self-Help, Spiritual Nonfiction, Legacy Fiction, Legacy Nonfiction, e-Book Fiction, and e-Book Nonfiction
$2,500 GRAND PRIZE (the Eric Hoffer Award for Books)
Winner of the Montaigne Medal for most thought-provoking books
Winner of the da Vinci Eye for best covers
Winner of the First Horizon Award for debut authors
Winner of the Medal Provocateur for experimental poetry
Winner and First Runner-Up awarded for every category
Honorable Mentions for every category
Individual Awards for Micro, Small, and Academic Presses, as well as Self-Published Books
Gold Seal Certificates
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Interior Page Design
The appearance of your book is just as important on the inside as it is on the outside. Ensuring your book has a professionally-designed interior is integral to your success as an author, as it increases your credibility in the eyes of your customers and improves their reading experience. You can trust 1106 Design to provide top-notch interior design.
Our interior page design plans include:
Two custom interior design samples, unique to your book. We'll show you our ideas for the text design and work with you on these samples until you are completely satisfied.
Typesetting your book to professional standards.
Proofreading your book.
Two hours of revisions.