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Looking at letters.

Although our experienced design staff is more than happy to chose typefaces that will be a great fit for your project, it’s always nice for authors to take a peek at some tried and true fonts. Let your book designer know if one of these catches your fancy!

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Semi-colons are (more than) semi-difficult to use.

Punctuation can be a bit tricky; fortunately, the Grammar Girl is here to help. Find tips on the correct ways to use the often hard to grapple semi-colon, and get your manuscript into ship-shape, here!

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Can’t I just use the PDF??

Looking to turn your book into an eBook and wondering how a PDF is different than an ePub file? Find out here.   We couldn’t have explained it better ourselves, so we won’t try!

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Predictions for Self-Publishing in 2016

Some industry movers and shakers share their thoughts on what’s in store for Self-Publishing in 2016. From a nod to the significance of getting your book designed by professionals (that’s where we come in!) to new distribution tools for indie-authors, the overall emphasis is on the importance of marketing in the social media realm. In […]

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Best Ways to Attract Readers!

The most popular method for a reader to discover new books is word of mouth, but social media can also assist in spreading awareness of a new book coming to market. For a self-published author, online resources such as crowdfunding, NetGally, and book blogs can be an easy way to find an interested audience. Crowdfunding […]

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Tonight’s the night: Troy Night Out!

Don’t forget to swing by tonight and check out our freshly-printed copies of a vintage book: How to Grow a Small Vegetable Garden. Visit 291 River St. between 5-8 to see how a book is made, and take home a free copy!

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Troy Night Out!

Come visit us at 291 River St. this Friday during Troy Night Out, between 5-8, and see how a book is made. The Troy Book Makers will be binding freshly-printed copies of a vintage book: How to Grow a Small Vegetable Garden. Visit for a free copy!  Mix and mingle with writers and book-lovers –and find […]

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