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Level 5 Level 5 (14,460 points)
Member Since:
Sep 5, 2009
Last Logged In:
May 27, 2017 4:45 PM
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 replied to Promote cover before publishing?

"You have hit on a great practical joke!   W"

in CreateSpace Central - 3 replies
6 hours ago
walton replied to How can I find an affordable editor for my Novel? or do I just edit it myself?

"The key word is affordable.  Let me ask you a question, then I have some suggestions.   How long does it take you to read your novel 3-5 t"

in Share Your Work - 5 replies
1 day ago
walton replied to page color of certain pages

"Check your PMs (Your Stuff > Private Messages), in a minute.   Walton   Bleeds ,  free, 91 page guide to bleeds, margins, covers, and"

in Formatting - 2 replies
1 day ago
walton replied to I received an error message about the place holder in the header.

"I was going to comment but Lighthouse's post says it all.   W"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 11 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to Reviewier comments in margins

"https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Remove-tracked-changes-and-comments-from-a-document-8FD15686-35D8-4C4C-BB58-536CD9E27DB6   http"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 2 replies
2 days ago
walton replied to Should I publish my book again? Please help.

"I was going to make a similar comment . . . but realized that the OP will never revisit the thread, after all, he really didn't need any of"

in CreateSpace Central - 16 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Book costs versues author costs.

"That has the advantage, all things considered, of acting as a teaser for the second book.  But . . . what if the reader picks up book two fi"

in CreateSpace Central - 19 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Image span over two-facing pages

"Here is the book's binding:       What's lost from the glued edge inwards is 0.25".  So yes, some image is lost.   I'm not sure I"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 10 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Book costs versues author costs.

"I've contactted CustomerService.  They will give me the run-around . . . it's not your book, we can't tell you . . . but we'll see.   Walt"

in CreateSpace Central - 19 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Image span over two-facing pages

"Have InDesign set to show pages in spreads.  Then position the image exactly how you want it.  When you convert to PDF, the image will be sl"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 10 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Book costs versues author costs.

"The book should be here with CS, if that's where you started the project.  Revising it shouldn't be a problem either here or at KDP Print."

in CreateSpace Central - 19 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Image span over two-facing pages

"To fall into the crease of the binding as in: To bleed on the inside.   What actually is your question?  To make it perfect?  I've shown y"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 10 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Book costs versues author costs.

"I get the cost issue . . . but there are more reasons to prefer CS over KDP:     And if CS is just migrating books over to KDP that'"

in CreateSpace Central - 19 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Will my color photo remain in color or become black and white?

"You can upload either color or black and white/grayscale images.  What will appear in the book depend on whether you select how the book wil"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 5 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Book costs versues author costs.

"This is the first time I've heard that books from CS have been migrated to KDP Print . . . this is, for a multitude of reasons serious.  Are"

in CreateSpace Central - 19 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Struggling to keep image 300 dpi

"You have several controls:  the physical dimensions, and with sampling selected the resolution will change or can be changed.  If you disabl"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 4 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Struggling to keep image 300 dpi

"I do not use CC . . . so this could be just so much hot air . . .   It is possible that the CC is resizing the image.  If so, the resoutio"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 4 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to createspace crashing

"Several things . . . I have worked on 600+ page books in Word.  Not great but not bad   The biggest problem I've had with big documents is t"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 4 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to My images still come out jagged despite Indesign. Has anyone solved their jagged image issue?

"I should add that as Michelle was saying, this should have nothing to do with whether you use InDesign or not.   It occurs to me, however,"

in Formatting - 6 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to My images still come out jagged despite Indesign. Has anyone solved their jagged image issue?

"Here are scans of two images:   The right has jaggies. Jaggies can be reduced:         Jaggies, caused by the square shape of"

in Formatting - 6 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to I received an error message about the place holder in the header.

"Did you find it?   Walton"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 11 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to Image span over two-facing pages

"Stuff happens, and it is possible that the proof you got is defective . . . it is hard to tell from your description.  Here are several exam"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 10 replies
3 days ago
walton replied to I received an error message about the place holder in the header.

"Look through every page of your book.  Examine the headers.  You're looking for text that is not yours.  You can have title and subtitle in"

in Book Interior File Formatting - 11 replies
4 days ago
walton replied to Edit a book cover

"You'll have to wait for someone else to answer.  I don't use CoverCreator.  Good luck with the spam . . . what a pain!     Walton   B"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 5 replies
4 days ago
walton replied to Edit a book cover

"Are you using CoverCreator?   Walton   Bleeds ,  free, 91 page guide to bleeds, margins, covers, and annotated CreateSpace guidelines"

in Book Cover File Formatting - 5 replies
4 days ago

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