Pressbooks training, tutorials and tips

Pressbookers, From group trainings to video tutorials and editing tips, this month, we’re making it even easier for you to publish your book. Deal! 25% off PDF+Ebook Pro upgrades Tutorial video: import Word files Introducing Liz! New marketing manager Interview: How to find your editor Group Pressbooks training available Upgrade now! Prices going up for more →

Gary Smailes on How to Hire an Editor

Editing company Bubblecow formed around a simple belief: Storytelling is an art, but writing is a craft. When working with authors, the company aspires to impart the writing skills they need to make their books a success. BubbleCow specializes in helping writers who are pursuing self-publishing. The company has developed a way of editing that more →

Academic publishing resources

Hello Writers and Publishers, This month, the Pressbooks tool gets even better for academic publishing, plus we offer a 30% off special on POD exports. 30% off PDF pro upgrades Creative Commons licensing Bug fixes: ebook paragraph settings Multi-level TOCs User profile: Fortress Press Featured partner: Screwpulp Are you a teacher? We’d like to talk. more →

Religious Scholarship Publisher Fortress Uses Pressbooks

Marissa Wold is senior project manager at Augsburg Fortress Publishers, managing the production process for a large line of print and ebook titles annually. Two years ago Fortress used Pressbooks to streamline its production process, shifting 81 percent of its titles from traditional typesetting to Pressbooks. Q. Why did you choose to use Pressbooks instead of more →

Quick imports, affordable covers

Writers and Publishers, In this month’s newsletter, we help you take your book from idea to completion–from getting your manuscript into Pressbooks to exporting it for publication and even sourcing your cover. Save on PDF Upgrades! Getting your book into Pressbooks Making your book look professional Why print on demand? Q&A: Pressbooks user Ben Macklin more →

How Publisher Ben Macklin Uses Pressbooks

For the past two years, Ben Macklin’s company, father-and-son venture BWM Books, has been helping published authors give new life to their out-of-print and unpublished works by self-publishing them in ebook and print-on-demand formats. BWM, whose services span all aspects of the publishing process, has used Pressbooks to streamline production and formatting for around 25 more →

Server Fixed?

Hi all, It’s been a not-great Friday, but I think we have the server issues under control. Still investigating root causes. In the mean time, if you see something weird, send us a note: support@pressbooks.com.

Server Troubles

Hi all, we had some server troubles this morning, and we’re working on fixing things. Everything is a bit odd at the moment, but we hope to have it resolved soon. If you have questions please email: support@pressbooks.com

New Kids’ Book Theme: Sabatini

Writing a tale of swashbuckling, legend, historical romance or adventure? You may want to wrap it in our new Sabatini theme, a children’s-literature-friendly layout named for Italian-British writer Raphael Sabatini, the author of Scaramouche. The title font is IM Fell English, by Igino Marini. This theme is perfect for kids’ and young adult books. See our Pressbooks more →