Archive | November, 2014

The Place of E-books and the Future of Electronic Publishing (1999)

14 Nov

Sunrise Technologies ("Beyond Boundaries")

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The next information revolution is well under way…It is not a revolution in technology, machinery, techniques, software, or speed. It is a revolution in CONCEPTS.”
(Drucker, 1998)

“Money is what fuelled the industrial society. But in the informational society, the fuel, the power, is knowledge. One has now come to see a new class structure divided by
those who have information and those who must function out of ignorance. This new class has its power not from money, not from land, but from knowledge
.”
– John Kenneth Galbraith

“The future belongs to those who apply knowledge with innovation and resourcefulness to find new paths – in business and in life.”
– ‘Creative Kiwis’

from http://nzwriter.wordpress.com/2012/08/01/the-place-of-e-books-and-the-future-of-electronic-publishing/

and http://ebooksdigibooks.wordpress.com/2014/10/19/the-place-of-e-books-and-the-future-of-electronic-publishing-3/

sunrise Muruwai by Richard Robinson

Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Formatting Your Book’s Interior

11 Nov

Publishing with Createspace (Paperbacks)

A Step-By-Step Guide to Formatting Your Book’s Interior

By Kelly, CreateSpace PrePress

From https://www.createspace.com/en/community/docs/DOC-1482

Has the idea for a novel recently hi-jacked your subconscious, or have you been drafting your dream on sticky notes since they were invented? Either way, it is time to get your idea in final print. To transform those notes into a tangible book, you will first need an interior file.

Abandon thy typewriter. You know it won’t get you a PDF file unless you scan the pages (and even then, those PDFs would not be suitable for printing), but the bells and whistles of graphic programs may already be giving you a migraine. While there are a bevy of programs awaiting your perusal, there are indeed choices for keeping it simple. Microsoft Word is a sophisticated program that lends simple and professional aesthetic touches to the formatting of your interior file.

One common mistake is

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