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Level 5 Level 5 (5,765 points)
Member Since:
Jan 17, 2010
Last Logged In:
Nov 20, 2017 3:11 PM
Name:
Sarah Holroyd
City, Region, Locale:
Budapest
Country:
Hungary
Primary creative media:
A combination of media types
Other areas of expertise:
Copy editing, proofreading, interior book design, ebook file creation
My Website:
http://sleepingcatbooks.com
Bio:
I am an American citizen living abroad, and am a fiction author and freelance copy editor, book designer, and ebook file creator. I am always looking for the next author who needs my assistance to help polish their manuscript prior to publication, typeset the interior using Adobe InDesign, or create various ebook formats. If you're in need of such assistance, please contact me.
eStore, Amazon page or affiliated sites:
https://www.createspace.com/3497512
eStore, Amazon page or affiliated sites (2):
https://www.createspace.com/3696728
eStore, Amazon page or affiliated sites (3):
https://www.createspace.com/3881445
eStore, Amazon page or affiliated sites (4):
https://www.createspace.com/4051112
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Seisa replied to If I unpublish a physical book, do I get to keep the reviews?

"Amazon never removes the sales page for a printed book. So that page will remain forever, no matter whether you republish it or not.   Sar"

in CreateSpace Central - 2 replies
6 hours ago
Seisa replied to Discounts (after november 2017)

"FYI, if a moderator sees your email address in your post, they'll delete it. No personal contact information is allowed.   There is no alt"

in CreateSpace Central - 3 replies
6 hours ago
Seisa replied to Query about Spine Widths and pages and InDesign and traditional book printing vs CreateSpace!!

"KittyCat72 wrote:   I want blank pages at the beginning of the book (opposite the title page etc.) having these in the file will these caus"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 3 replies
6 hours ago
Seisa replied to No EDC ... lower price

"GoMePub wrote:   If I do not use the Expanded Distribution Channel will I then be able to lower the selling price of my books? Yes.  "

in Distribution - 2 replies
7 hours ago
Seisa replied to to em dash or hyphenate a parenthetical phrase?

"As an editor, in the example you've used I would've actually changed the dashes to commas or parentheses.   But to answer your actual ques"

in Formatting - 6 replies
7 hours ago
Seisa replied to Is it difficult to use an existing full color print ready PDF?

"Nickop wrote:   I guess I'm worried about all the information I have to fill in, including ISBN. CS offers free ISBNs. Many use those fo"

in Formatting - 4 replies
15 hours ago
Seisa replied to Retrieve a lost ISBN?

"Contact CS Customer Support using the link at the bottom of the page.   Sarah<br />Editor & Book Designer<br /> http://sleepingcatbooks.co"

in CreateSpace Central - 2 replies
1 day ago
Seisa replied to Hard Cover Question

"TexasDot wrote:   So they don't care that the book has been published on CS as a paperback? Paperback and hardcover are different editio"

in CreateSpace Central - 6 replies
1 day ago
Seisa replied to Margin requirements for full bleed pictures

"The minimum margin requirements apply to text and live elements, not your full-bleed images themselves. So the images should also be 8.625 X"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 3 replies
1 day ago
Seisa replied to Hard Cover?

"Through CreateSpace, no. Through IngramSpark, yes.   Sarah<br />Editor & Book Designer<br /> http://sleepingcatbooks.com <br /> Find us on"

in Getting Started - 2 replies
3 days ago
Seisa replied to Children's Book Illustration

"Download and read the CreateSpace PDF Submission Specification : https://www.createspace.com/ServicesWorkflow/ResourceDownload.do?id=158"

in Formatting - 2 replies
3 days ago
Seisa replied to Does this site support Right to Left Binding?

"You can produce a right-to-left book through CreateSpace if you contact Customer Support prior to uploading the files to let them know that"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 3 replies
3 days ago
Seisa replied to Cover

"Get a cover template from https://www.bookow.com/resources.php#cs-cover-template-generator . Open that in Illustrator and build your full"

in Getting Started - 7 replies
4 days ago
Seisa replied to Cannot republish book with createspace

"IngramSpark has a $49 title setup fee (waived until the end of March 2018 with the code NANO17). They also charge a $25 per file revision fe"

in CreateSpace Central - 7 replies
4 days ago
Seisa replied to Cover

"Just to verify, the cover you made for the print version is the back cover, spine, and front cover, in that order, from left to right? I ask"

in Introduce Yourself - 5 replies
4 days ago
Seisa replied to On my royalty page I'm seeing no multiple units sold, only single copies.

"Amazon sales are reported in your CS Dashboard when the book is printed and shipped, not before.   Sarah<br />Editor & Book Designer<br />"

in CreateSpace Central - 7 replies
4 days ago
Seisa replied to There used to be an option where you could purchase a sample book of the same size and color of one you were thinking about publishing and I can't find that option anywhere on the website anymore.

"Both options led to the eStore, which they removed entirely. Perhaps they forgot they had their own sample books there. I'd contact Customer"

in CreateSpace Central - 7 replies
6 days ago
Seisa replied to Copyright for IngramSpark?

"You should absolutely have a copyright page, and if you publish before the end of the year, it should read 2017."

in Book Interior File Formatting - 8 replies
6 days ago
Seisa replied to Copyright for IngramSpark?

"A work is copyrighted the moment it is created in a fixed format. But you do not have to register your copyright prior to uploading files"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 8 replies
6 days ago
Seisa replied to Second file review, will it take longer?

"Ordering from Amazon will get them printed at the closest facility to your shipping location, so that would probably be much faster than ord"

in Formatting - 6 replies
6 days ago
Seisa replied to Second file review, will it take longer?

"International shipping from the US? I wouldn't count on getting them in time. I'd look for a local short-run printer to create the number yo"

in Formatting - 6 replies
6 days ago
Seisa replied to Second file review, will it take longer?

"Every review is independent of any other review. The stated review time is 24 hours, so it could take that long, it could take 12 hours, it"

in Formatting - 6 replies
6 days ago
Seisa replied to There used to be an option where you could purchase a sample book of the same size and color of one you were thinking about publishing and I can't find that option anywhere on the website anymore.

"Sample books were available through the eStore, which CS discontinued as of 31 October. You'll have to contact Customer Support to see how t"

in CreateSpace Central - 7 replies
1 week ago
Seisa replied to Cleaning up for KDP Select

"CS only handles paperbacks. It has no bearing on KDP Select, so you don't need to change anything here.   As to where else the ebook may b"

in Distribution - 4 replies
1 week ago
Seisa replied to Author passes away

"That's a question for your estate planner or the attorney handling your will. Such details should be included in that will.   Sarah<br />E"

in CreateSpace Central - 6 replies
1 week ago

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