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Member Since:
May 4, 2008
Last Logged In:
Aug 17, 2018 11:14 PM
Name:
Michelle
City, Region, Locale:
Canberra
Country:
Australia
Primary creative media:
Books
Other areas of expertise:
InDesign, book design, social networking, anything Apple
My Website:
http://www.odysseybooks.com.au
Bio:
I offer discounted rates to CS authors to edit, proofread, typeset interior files, design custom book covers, and format ebooks for Kindle, Nook and iPad. View my online portfolio at http://www.coroflot.com/1013studio/Book-Covers
eStore, Amazon page or affiliated sites:
http://www.coroflot.com/1013studio/Book-Covers
Websites I find useful:
http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/
Tags:
books cover design editing typesetting interior kindle ebook graphic editor magazines proofreader designer proofread ipad

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lipmag commented on What does illustrator need to know?

"Yes, you can (and should) upload the designed book in PDF. The cover is a separate file, and the interior should be in one PDF.   Your cho"

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13 hours ago
lipmag replied to How can I  add SEO Hidden Keywords?

"I don't know that such a thing exists on Amazon, but you can add additional data to your listing via Author Central.     ~ Michelle ~ Ed"

in CreateSpace Central - 2 replies
13 hours ago
lipmag replied to to improve the submission process

"Because an actual person looks at the files once they've been submitted. The files go into a queue, and presumably once they're in there the"

in Formatting - 2 replies
13 hours ago
lipmag replied to Australian Tax Laws. Amazon is going to drop Australian Authors True or False

"Under the T&Cs, once you move to KDP Print, you can't move back to CS.   I don't understand why an Australian author can't order copies v"

in CreateSpace Central - 4 replies
1 day ago
lipmag replied to Adding material to previously published book. 2nd edition required?

"If adding a whole extra chapter, I say yes, it's a new edition. It's content not available in the current version. If just slightly modifyin"

in CreateSpace Central - 4 replies
1 day ago
lipmag replied to Help To Delete Extra Pages On Template!!!

"Put the cursor at the end of your text and hit "delete" until all the excess pages are gone.     ~ Michelle ~ Editor, Designer and Publi"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 2 replies
1 day ago
lipmag replied to formatting publisher file so can upload

"CS's Word templates won't work in Publisher.     ~ Michelle ~ Editor, Designer and Publishing Services http://www.odysseypublishing.co"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 5 replies
1 day ago
lipmag replied to Problems converting from Word to PDF

"Can you explain how the formatting is messed up? Is it in the PDF or in the Interior Reviewer? Does your book contain a lot of images or com"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 3 replies
1 day ago
lipmag replied to formatting publisher file so can upload

"Publisher might be "printing" the PDF to the default Letter size (8.5 x 11"). You need to create a custom paper size before you create the P"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 5 replies
2 days ago
lipmag replied to I need help please, seriously confused.

"Klamb17 wrote:   Does word not accept PDF images?   No, it can only accept JPGs and TIFs.   Now, I can put in my image but IT DOE"

in Formatting - 2 replies
2 days ago
lipmag replied to Adding/Removing distribution channels after publishing

"Yes you can.     ~ Michelle ~ Editor, Designer and Publishing Services http://www.odysseypublishing.com.au"

in Distribution - 5 replies
3 days ago
lipmag replied to Inner Margin Issue with Left Page

"Anything you do to the left page will be done to the right page.   The gutter, in Word, is the area where the left and right inner margin"

in Formatting - 4 replies
3 days ago
lipmag replied to Adding/Removing distribution channels after publishing

"As soon as you approve your proof, even if you deselect the retail channels, the day you approve the proof becomes your publication date. CS"

in Distribution - 5 replies
3 days ago
lipmag replied to Inner Margin Issue with Left Page

"I have Mac Word 2017, but it should be the same. Go to the Layout tab, choose Margins from the ribbon, then select Mirrored Margins. You mig"

in Formatting - 4 replies
3 days ago
lipmag replied to Getting ready to self publish new book!

"Seisa wrote:   56newauthor wrote:   I was going to upload my book on The Book Patch and saw that they can sell on Amazon- Do you hav"

in Introduce Yourself - 4 replies
3 days ago
lipmag replied to How To Publish Books And Receive Payments (New Zealand Authors)

"I'm from Australia (currently living in Wellington).   CS accepted my TFN from the ATO, so I can't see why they wouldn't accept your IRD n"

in Marketing - 3 replies
3 days ago
lipmag replied to Selling in brick and mortar

"It's okay to tell stores you're self-published, just don't tell them CS/Amazon prints your books. Most will be able to figure it out by look"

in Online Marketing - 4 replies
3 days ago
lipmag replied to Barcode Printed by Createspace

"Officially you're not supposed to print elsewhere if you have a free CS-issued ISBN, but since you're doing a print run and not using anothe"

in Distribution - 2 replies
3 days ago
lipmag replied to Found CreateSpace book on Amazon; full color, 90 pages, no bleed, $14.00 (how?)

"They must be selling on Amazon only, no EDC, as they can list for $14 and can still make $1.25 per copy sold.   Because EDC requires a 60%"

in CreateSpace Central - 4 replies
4 days ago
lipmag replied to New Author Introduction from the Bahamas

"Unfortunately no print-on-demand provider offers spiral binding for distribution.   Lulu.com is the only major POD to offer spiral binding"

in Introduce Yourself - 2 replies
4 days ago
lipmag replied to Why are all the cover creator options spineless?

"Probably because your book has fewer than 130 pages.   If you upload a PDF cover, you can have spine text with a minimum 100 pages.    "

in Book Cover File Formatting - 3 replies
4 days ago
lipmag replied to Bank accounts in multiple currencies/Transferwise

"Most of us international members use Payoneer, which supports multiple currencies.     ~ Michelle ~ Editor, Designer and Publishing Serv"

in CreateSpace Central - 2 replies
4 days ago
lipmag replied to ISBN questions, Wholesale Books questions, and Cover Design questions....

"MarsSedona wrote:   How do I find out what the wholesale book price is?   If you're selling directly to stores, the wholesale price is"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 9 replies
4 days ago
lipmag replied to Question about ISBN use

"Part of the ISBN identifies the publisher/imprint.   christianne wrote:   I really want to be able to design books and then just turn"

in CreateSpace Central - 4 replies
5 days ago
lipmag replied to Best program to merge several PDF files into one.

"There's a program called "PDF Merge" which should do the job.   Adobe Acrobat is the best program for this, but it's not cheap -- althoug"

in CreateSpace Central - 5 replies
6 days ago
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