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Level 5 Level 5 (5,625 points)
Member Since:
Jan 17, 2010
Last Logged In:
Sep 25, 2017 2:48 AM
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 How do I get my first chapter page to start on the right hand side??

"What software did you use to create your file, first off? If it was MS Word, it doesn't display a file in reader's spreads. So if you added"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 2 replies
1 day ago
Seisa replied to Help URGENT - with Interior formatiing - 8.5' by 8.5' full bleed Indesign

"I'm glad you've got it sorted."

in Book Interior File Formatting - 14 replies
2 days ago
Seisa replied to Help URGENT - with Interior formatiing - 8.5' by 8.5' full bleed Indesign

"It's not necessary to use anything above 300 ppi. Your image should be exactly 2588 pixels wide and 2625 pixels tall.   In InDesign, use t"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 14 replies
2 days ago
Seisa replied to Help URGENT - with Interior formatiing - 8.5' by 8.5' full bleed Indesign

"The lines:     When you export, your Margins and Bleeds panel should look like this:  "

in Book Interior File Formatting - 14 replies
2 days ago
Seisa replied to Help URGENT - with Interior formatiing - 8.5' by 8.5' full bleed Indesign

"I wouldn't stretch the image. I would size the image in an image editing program (like Photoshop, GIMP, Inkscape, etc.) to 8.625" wide and 8"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 14 replies
2 days ago
Seisa replied to Help URGENT - with Interior formatiing - 8.5' by 8.5' full bleed Indesign

"Page size: 8.5" wide, 8.5" tall Bleed: 0.125" on the top, outside, and bottom, 0" on the inside Slug: not applicable, just ignore it   T"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 14 replies
2 days ago
Seisa replied to Royalties rates

"CS's EDC uses a 60% discount, so that's why EDC royalties are lower than IS revenues. But unless you're marketing very heavily to brick and"

in CreateSpace Central - 5 replies
2 days ago
Seisa replied to Translation into English

"I'm sorry, but to me it read like a Google translation, which is not something anyone should publish."

in Introduce Yourself - 9 replies
2 days ago
Seisa replied to Standard Pocket Book sizes

"Tc101 wrote:   Can I manually select 4.25"x6"?  Yes. (The smallest size CS can print is 4X6".) And if so will Amazon print and dis"

in CreateSpace Central - 2 replies
2 days ago
Seisa replied to Changing Bank Details Question

"Given that it's all electronic, I should think it would take less than a month. But contact Customer Support using the Contact Us link at th"

in CreateSpace Central - 2 replies
3 days ago
Seisa replied to Unable to change the price or the channels

"I would contact Customer Support using the Contact Us bottom at the bottom of the page.   Sarah<br />Editor & Book Designer<br /> http://s"

in CreateSpace Central - 6 replies
3 days ago
Seisa replied to Question about URLs

"Not if you used a free ISBN at KDP Print. You'll have to use a different ISBN to republish it here at CreateSpace, which is then a different"

in CreateSpace Central - 2 replies
3 days ago
Seisa replied to Removing copy already uploaded

"You just upload the new file over the old one (it's a good idea to use different filenames, so you can be sure of which file is in CS's syst"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 3 replies
3 days ago
Seisa replied to Why is my book listed on Amazon from 3rd party only?

"In your CS Dashboard, does it say anything about the book being suppressed? That would be my first guess, but it's only a guess. Care to pro"

in Marketing - 4 replies
4 days ago
Seisa replied to Delivery time

"Because author copies (any copy ordered from your CreateSpace Dashboard) come from CreateSpace, not Amazon. I know that Amazon owns CS, but"

in Distribution - 3 replies
5 days ago
Seisa replied to page for a retired or deleted title

"Correct. You should be aware that some third-party resellers may still list the book, but if someone tried to order it from them, they'd dis"

in Online Marketing - 6 replies
6 days ago
Seisa replied to KDP Select

"MediaModes wrote:   If I choose the KDP select for his book does that mean it won't be available to buy kindle version through amazon??? On"

in Formatting - 3 replies
6 days ago
Seisa replied to pricing discrepancy

"Can we get a link? Amazon can charge whatever price they like, really.   Sarah<br />Editor & Book Designer<br /> http://sleepingcatbooks.c"

in CreateSpace Central - 4 replies
6 days ago
Seisa replied to Corrections after publication

"Did you design your own interior, or did you hire CS to design it?   Sarah<br />Editor & Book Designer<br /> http://sleepingcatbooks.com <"

in Introduce Yourself - 7 replies
1 week ago
Seisa replied to why must i submit a pdf of my cover?

"CathStar wrote:   i chose the free isbn barcode. isn't createspace supposed to insert this? so why in their instructions for pdf cover subm"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 6 replies
1 week ago
Seisa replied to I'de like to get my poems copyright, first what should i do?

"If you wrote them, you already hold the copyright.   If you want to register your copyright and live in the United States, see https://"

in Formatting - 3 replies
1 week ago
Seisa replied to Question About Royalty Payments - 3rd Party Purchases

"Expanded Distribution Channels (EDC) sales can take up to a couple months to appear in your Dashboard, and are reported in a batch at the en"

in CreateSpace Central - 3 replies
1 week ago
Seisa replied to A little concerned about the number of pages in my cookbook.

"A physical piece of paper, in publishing terms, is called a leaf. Each leaf has two sides, which are pages. When CS talks about pages, that'"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 8 replies
1 week ago

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