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Level 5 Level 5 (25,820 points)
Member Since:
Aug 22, 2008
Last Logged In:
Sep 22, 2017 11:09 AM
Country:
United States
Primary creative media:
Books
Other areas of expertise:
Project Management
My Website:
http://Lighthouse24.com
Bio:
Lighthouse24 is a business consultant, trainer, and publishing services provider (cover design, book page layout, formatting, Word doc and PDF troubleshooting, PDF preflight, PDF modification/repurposing and more) with 25+ years of print/publishing industry experience.

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Lighthouse24 replied to Black and White print quality

"Pressland wrote: I changed to B & W as a test... but the image of the text is mousey, grey and starved of ink Did you actually convert"

in Introduce Yourself - 4 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Flattening Layers on Book Cover

"Are you saying the file I provided also has visible lines?   For the benefit of others who may be interested, in the version of your origi"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 18 replies
2 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to My series of 3

"A link to your Amazon author page (set up via an Author Central account) would accomplish this."

in Marketing - 12 replies
3 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Flattening Layers on Book Cover

"ScholarlyScribbler wrote: Lighthouse, Might you take a look? I'm not sure how to send you a file, if you have the time or inclination to t"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 18 replies
3 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Flattening Layers on Book Cover

"There are several possible explanations for those fine lines, and they may or may not show up in print. To determine anything more definitiv"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 18 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Why is my book listed on Amazon from 3rd party only?

"RissaP wrote: I just published my book... If you mean that ("just published") literally, that's the answer. When you select the Amazon sa"

in Marketing - 4 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Brilliant way to ward off negative reviews

"God would presumably know the author's gender and perhaps use the appropriate singular possessive pronoun -- but assuming He did post such a"

in Online Marketing - 10 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Picture book - double spread images

"luciainmirvine wrote: Just looking for advice on positioning the centre of the image for print...do they need to overlap slightly for the bl"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 4 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Interior of Book/pages stink.

"Good to know -- thanks. I had a similar situation a few years ago with ARCs in which we went through several months of replacements trying t"

in CreateSpace Central - 12 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Interior of Book/pages stink.

"So are you saying that they did actually issue a refund?"

in CreateSpace Central - 12 replies
4 days ago
Lighthouse24 asked Loading a large word doc is not working, any suggestions?

"Hi Helpful people. I have an interior file that is a Word doc I'm trying to upload, It is over 500 MB and contains many color photos. My boo"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 0 bookmarks
5 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Interior reviewer says...

"TJS1 wrote: Do you know how to remove the CS formatted template from an original file? Will it keep the document in its current form and ap"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 9 replies
6 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Interior of Book/pages stink.

"LizzieR wrote: Would like my money and shipping costs refunded as I cannot sell what's left of the one box of books. Just FYI, their policy"

in CreateSpace Central - 12 replies
6 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Interior of Book/pages stink.

"Inks, binding adhesives, and laminates can suffer from decomposition, and when the heat associated with the print-on-demand process is appli"

in CreateSpace Central - 12 replies
6 days ago
Lighthouse24 replied to ISBN choices???

"See reply here: https://forums.createspace.com/en/community/message/439320#439320"

in Introduce Yourself - 2 replies
1 week ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Any ideas why header lines do not show in CS proof?

"Puzzled26 wrote: Indesign  exported to PDF using Press quality settings... Certainly, transparency was flattened and fonts were embedded.."

in Book Interior File Formatting - 6 replies
1 week ago
Lighthouse24 replied to Any ideas why header lines do not show in CS proof?

"Two things to check: (1) Did you export from InDesign using the PDF/X-1a preset? If not, try that to ensure that transparency is flattened"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 6 replies
1 week ago

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