New in the Shop: Press-Ready

I’m happy to announce a new item in the shop!

Press-Ready is the compilation of 31 informational articles on the process of making books and getting them ready for print.

In this 68-page PDF, we cover:

– Why you should or shouldn’t become a publisher
– Branding your work
– Quick chat about the legalities of becoming a business
– Editors
– An efficient writing method
–┬áISBN, UPC, LCCN, etc.
-Choosing printers
– Print-on-Demand
– Making a production time table
– Book feel
– Paper selections
– Helpful software
– Elements of book interiors
– Copyright pages
– Pre-press markup

And more!

This book actually comes with a bundle, including the slides from my most popular pre-press talk and the breakdown of running my first Kickstarter and achieving success.

Have a look at the shop listing


Pssst, want more pre-press goodies? Here’s a free pre-press checklist