Fiona Raven and Glenna Collett are book designers with a combined 65 years of experience. After collaborating on designing books for self-publishing authors, they joined forces to write Book Design Made Simple, a 500-page comprehensive guide to designing and typesetting books for non-designers and designers alike. Fiona has designed hundreds of books for self-publishers, small presses, and first-time authors since 1995, from places as far-flung as Japan, Saudi Arabia, and Tonga. Glenna has designed more than 100 textbooks for large publishers, dozens of self-published books for individual authors, and she also teaches workshops on self-publishing.
Fiona and Glenna share a keen interest in all things relating to book design. One day the question arose, “Why isn’t there a book that explains step-by-step how to create a book in InDesign?” Both designers have shelves full of books that explain part of the process—books about design, typography, InDesign, image optimization, publishing, and so on—but not a single book that walks you through the whole process of creating a book from start to finish in simple terms.
Now they have written Book Design Made Simple with you in mind!
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