New Book Themes for Mysteries, Thrillers, Scifi

Pressbooks just released four new themes that you can use to create your book. The layouts are perfect for mysteries, thrillers, scifi and literary fiction. The themes were inspired by their namesakes, classic authors John LeCarre, Graham Greene, Jack Higgins and Robert Ludlum. Try out the new designs on your book, and let us know more →

Get 30% Off PDF Exports Through Oct. 20

This month, we’re making Pressbooks easier to use, and even more useful as we introduce new tutorials and Guide chapters, and some new themes for thrillers, literary fiction, mysteries and scifi. Deal! 30% off PDF+Ebook Pro upgrades Tutorial videos: How to add a user and more New Guide chapter: Using the visual and text editors more →

Editing Text and Code in Pressbooks

Now live: The latest installment in our Pressbooks User Guide, on how to use Pressbooks’ visual and text editors. The chapter explains the difference between Pressbooks’ two modes of editing, when you might want to use each for different scenarios and how to get the most out of the formatting menu options as you’re developing your book. There’s more →

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 →