Welcome to your free resource on the technical headaches of creating your book. If you’re a publisher, or self published, our hope is to knock out some of the difficulties that occur during the formatting process of your print interior by providing free tools and tutorials. For now, we will focus on print issues, but as time permits, we will be adding all kinds of DIY tricks and tips concerning book design.
GET THESE FIRST.
Click the link to download our free print template. Print Template Riot Forge
Also, you’ll need to download Open Office from here (no worries, it’s free) OpenOffice is a free clone of Microsoft Word and you’ll be using our template through it. http://www.openoffice.org/
The How To Format This Effin Book Without Spending A Bunch Of Money Or Blowing Your Brains Out Tutorial Videos on Print Layout/formatting For Create Space Featuring Our Free 5.5 x 8.5 trim size Template-
1. Prepping your book (aka Scratch Document) for the template. Super easy. Make sure you get our template and have OpenOffice, open your book or document inside OpenOffice and follow along with the video. You’re only a few steps away from getting your book ready for the template. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWeSNTPlMIo
2. Template Introduction and Walkthrough. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkbIYhRs9xo
3. Let’s Make This Effing Thing, step by step, chapter by chapter in simple easy steps. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahUK6RrWDCk