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Level 5 Level 5 (14,385 points)
Member Since:
Sep 5, 2009
Last Logged In:
Apr 23, 2017 11:48 AM
Name:
Walton Mendelson
City, Region, Locale:
Prescott, Arizona
Country:
United States
Primary creative media:
Books
Other areas of expertise:
visual arts, music, writing
My Website:
http://www.wm-arts.com
eStore, Amazon page or affiliated sites:
https://www.createspace.com/Customer/EStore.do?id=3401413
eStore, Amazon page or affiliated sites (2):
https://www.createspace.com/Customer/EStore.do?id=3412453
My accomplishments:
"The Music of Frederick Sommer" "Metaphysics in Jars" "Miscellanea"
Tags:
book design

Recent Activity

walton started the discussion 48 hours of spam!

"I stopped reporting/removing spam earlier this week.  Too much is too much.  What's on the forum today goes back over 48 hours!  On my last"

in CreateSpace Central - 0 bookmarks
3 hours ago
walton replied to Make edits after proof

"If you plan this carefully, your book won't be listed as unavailable for more than a night!   While I almost always recommend reviewing a"

in CreateSpace Central - 6 replies
4 hours ago
walton replied to Strange Page Numbering Issue

"Along these lines, let me add to what Maaku said . . . although with the spam, who's going to read any of this? . . .   As a matter of goo"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 7 replies
5 hours ago
walton replied to Help - why has book been suppressed?

"I am reminded of a cliché that is almost always misquoted . . . ignorance is bliss   More correctly (although incomplete): In a land whe"

in Formatting - 27 replies
5 hours ago
walton replied to Spineless?

"Just to be fussy here . . . The spine of a book refers to the outside edge of the book where the pages are gathered and bound, where the pag"

in Getting Started - 5 replies
5 hours ago
walton replied to Post-publishing edits

"For the most part, I always recommend looking at the printed proof.  Here is an exception, but with admonitions.   If you prepare your cor"

in Create - 4 replies
5 hours ago
walton replied to Problems with children's book interior formatting

"My replies are still missing, as are your replies to them,   In the thread above, the posts are numbered in the upper left corners.  My p"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 11 replies
1 day ago
walton replied to SHOULD PDF'S be submitted as single pages or as spreads?

"Each PDF page should be one book page . . .  Each book page should be one PDF Page.   You can view your PDF as individual pages or in r"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 2 replies
1 day ago
walton replied to Problems with children's book interior formatting

"But it bumps things from the board.  Since this thread seems to be here and intact, I'd say things are working okay . . . excepting the spam"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 11 replies
1 day ago
walton replied to Problems with children's book interior formatting

"The big problem here is spam!  Clearly the moderator aren't moderating.  Whether you say the review letter/CS is wrong or not, CS doesn't ca"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 11 replies
1 day ago
walton replied to Strange Page Numbering Issue

"First, by uploading a .doc file, you are asking CS to convert it to PDF.  You have no control at that point.  What happens happens.  What yo"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 7 replies
1 day ago
walton replied to Having issues with formatting my 8.5x11 portrait children's book...help!

"Whoa . . . not so fast.   CS's ReviewLetters are written in a form of Lower Babylonian cuneiform, which only one or two members here are f"

in Formatting - 15 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to Intro and help with resources

"Copyright issues aside, I would look at actual books of quotations, for example: Bartlett's Oxford   Depending on your goals, what you"

in Introduce Yourself - 4 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to Printing in booklet form?

"Or just have CS print the book!  You do not have to approve the proof, and you cannot enable distribution until you do.  So there are 2 step"

in Formatting - 3 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to Problems with children's book interior formatting

"Almost forgot . . . CS templates are problematic.  Since you've started out using one, just be aware that there could be problems. Second, W"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 11 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to Problems with children's book interior formatting

"If I understand the problem, Michelle's advice gets your images right . . . if you have text you'll have to use Paragraphs > Indents and Spa"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 11 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to Hi everyone, I'm new to the group

"Welcome.   CS is great for you in many ways.  If you're at the editing stage, nothing beats having your book printed on paper . . .studies"

in CreateSpace Central - 6 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to What paper for black and white photos?

"A test book is simply a small book you do through CS that tests images, text, etc.  Ultimately it's the only way to get good answers to ques"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 6 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to Having issues with formatting my 8.5x11 portrait children's book...help!

"Ah . . . just wait for the movie!   W"

in Formatting - 15 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to What paper for black and white photos?

"But, why not do two test books (neither has to be accepted, let alone have distribution enabled). 24 page, free ISBN, throw-away title . . ."

in Book Interior File Formatting - 6 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to What paper for black and white photos?

"It depends . . .   Here is the same image printed by CS on white and cream:     I did not do anything to adjust tthe image. Were I"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 6 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to Why on my digital copy do i have white outlines of my graphics

"(My answer just disappeared! I'll try again.)   You might be seeing stitching lines: usually white, sometimes black, lines that surround a"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 3 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to She

""She" was also: a derogatory nickname for Queen Victoria there is the "she who must be obeyed" from Rumpole of the Bailey (sp?) She was"

in Share Your Work - 10 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Having issues with formatting my 8.5x11 portrait children's book...help!

"Several times I have started a guide to self-publishing a book.  My first effort was 440 pages at 8 x 10, the second 826 at a hair under 8 x"

in Formatting - 15 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to First Book - Page Limit question & general help

"There are no book police, and the only submission guidelines you must meet are CS's . . . read PDF Submission Specifications .   That"

in Getting Started - 4 replies
3 days ago

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