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Make sure that you own the rights to the illustrations that you have paid for, find templates here: Author Talent Release Form.
We-transfer: How to transfer large files to us
Illustrations: How to prepare for your illustrator
If you have never worked with an illustrator before, it can be intimidating. Green Hill Publishing has developed a document to guide you on your path to illustration, find it here: Author’s Illustration Guide.
Indexing can be an extremely time-consuming task during the publishing process. If our team here at Green Hill have to put together your index list from scratch, there is a potential for human error as page numbers are often altered throughout the design process. However, if you follow the simple steps in this document here: Author Indexing Guide, we can make an index list with accuracy.
Editing: Need your book edited?
Find a link here to our page all about Green Hill Publishing Editing Services.
Editing: Accepting and rejecting track changes
Our editors, here at Green Hill, use the track-changes tool to edit any manuscripts in Microsoft Word. It is then the job of the author to accept or reject the changes that the editor has made. A document explaining how to do this is available Author’s Guide to Accepting/Rejecting Changes document.
eBook: Types of eBooks
Reflowable: This is a conversion suitable for novels and text rich books. You can change fonts, styles and sizes on eReaders. This means that the text will re-wrap to the next line or page to make the book flow.
Fixed Format: This is suitable for cookbooks, children’s books and graphically formatted books. This will be a direct reproduction of each page and will look exactly like the InDesign file.
- EPUB: this is a file type that suits all Android devices and eReaders, such as Kobo, Nook, iPad, and Android, but excludes Kindle.
- MOBI/KF8: this is a file for Kindle.
- troubleshooting and performance guarantee on 30 of the most used eReaders.
Printing and Marketing your book
As a self-published author, it is imperative that you find a way to market your book to the public. Green Hill Publishing has put together a document that explains one option of how to do so, which is available here: Author’s Guide to Independently Printing and Marketing.
Green Hill Publishing also offers a complimentary authors web page from which you can sell your book or connect it to your own personal website. You can see these web pages here at: https://australianauthors.store/.
Green Hill Publishing also offers to create personal websites with hosting as an option. This is something that you would request and be quoted for on an individual basis.