What trim size should I select for my book? This question comes up all the time. How many words does your manuscript have? Let’s assume for planning purposes that the manuscript is regular text only (no bullet points, footnotes, etc.) and each book page will have 300 words. (This number only a rough estimate! The . . .
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True small-capital letters require a font that supports small caps; i.e., the typeface has special characters designed to be approximately the same x-height as lowercase letters but using the uppercase letter shape. Fake small caps, created by reducing capital letters by 75 or 80 percent, stick out visually; they’re thin and spindly. Although EPUB markup . . .
BISAC subject headings are the standard book categories used in the U.S. book industry. (The UK uses BIC, France uses CLIL, Germany uses WGS, and so on.) The categories are updated regularly as new genres become popular. If you publish through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or any other online retailer, you have probably come into . . .