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Book reviews for self-published fiction

“But there certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.”
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park.

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The Front Matters

When self-publishing, your most valuable resources for researching how your book should look, is other books. Go to the library or your bookshelf, and look at books in the same genre as your book. 898 more words

Tips For Self-publishing

You're Not Allowed to Shoot Me!

Allan Graphics designed and printed this touching story for Jochebed Katan entitled: You’re Not Allowed to Shoot Me! 194 pages with 103 photos both colour and black and white. 313 more words

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The Basketball Coach's Primer

Allan Graphics recently designed and printed a book for Tom Frood entitled The Basketball Coach’s Primer. Years in the making, Tom brought his edited Word documents and illustrations and Allan Graphics, designed, laid out and printed this 300-page text book.  10 more words

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OMG Smashwords!

So I uploaded my first novel Feet or Fins to Smashwords a week or so ago, but I keep getting formatting errors. First to do with the fact that I had change the 2010 word doc down to the 97-2003 version, but now for the last 3/4 times it has been to do with chapter bookmarks in the table of contents. 118 more words

Feet Or Fins

Do Indie Authors Need a Publishing Imprint?

When I first self-published my books, I did so under my own name, and had very basic covers which I made myself. To be perfectly honest, they… 728 more words


Grace and One-Room Schools

Allan Graphics recently designed and printed a book for Millie Morton entitled… Grace: a teacher’s life, one-room schools and a centry of change in Ontario. … 75 more words

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