Pretty Words – A Practical Guide to Formatting for Online Publishing

Monica La Porta’s stories enchant, and of course, the formatting’s faultless – here’s why! Practical Formatting, by Roberto.

Monica La Porta

Starting today, and without a proper introduction—and that’s entirely my fault—my formatter, aka dear hubby Roberto, will explain, once a week, the art of good formatting. Since he is very knowledgeable and has lots to say on the topic, I’ll leave the floor to him right away:

When Monica started her book business we looked at all the different components of the workflow, from inception to publishing and marketing, and decided how to tackle each phase. We wanted to have a professional approach and put out on the market a polished product.

Some parts were clear: she does the writing, you need a professional for the editing and you definitely want an extra pair of eyes for the final proofreading.

For the covers, we started working with our good friend Alessandro, even though lately we started doing our own covers with some encouraging results. Yes, Alessandro, it takes two of…

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About Julia Hughes

Author, creator of the Celtic Cousins Adventures. Discover more at my website www.Juliahughes.co.uk
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