Author: Elizabeth Mays

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

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New Children’s Book Design: Cleary

Writing a book for younger readers? Try our new Cleary book design, named after Beverly Cleary. With Griffy as the title font and Neapolitan font for the text, the theme is perfect for fun books that stir children’s imaginations. See our Pressbooks Themes page for more free Pressbooks themes.

Pressbooks June News

Dear Pressbookers, We’ve got new features, new themes and new partnerships to announce, along with an expanded guide on how to use Pressbooks, and last but not least, a discount on PDF exports. 1. New themes 2. Improved image editing 3. New Guide chapters 4. Q&A: Pressbooks user Inglath Cooper 5. Pressbooks in the news

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Featured User: Best-selling Author Inglath Cooper

Best-selling romance-fiction novelist Inglath Cooper has 19 books to her credit, including 11 books that were published traditionally through Harlequin. In the past year, the RITA-award-winning author has used the Pressbooks platform to release eight of her books independently on Amazon. Today, Cooper’s popular Nashville series is tearing up the charts, with book one ranked

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New Feature: Improved Image Editing

This month, we’ve improved Pressbooks’ ability to customize images. You can now edit images from within the Pressbooks platform, which is especially helpful if you’re on the go or don’t have image-editing software on your device. The new features enable you to get even more professional-looking outputs. Check out our new guide chapters on Image Editing and Uploading

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Export and Distribution

Not sure how to get your book out of Pressbooks and into bookstores? We’ve just added some chapters to the Pressbooks User Guide that may help. Learn how to finalize your book’s layout and remove promotional watermarks. Three chapters on exporting — Export, Ebook Exports and PDF Exports — will help you convert your book into various file formats for publication. And

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Advice on Book Publishing from Indie Author Ashley Fontainne

By Ashley Fontainne Ready to Ride? Do you remember learning how to ride a bike? How many times did you fall down, scratch your knees, elbows, or even nose? What about the first time you navigated across a street or passed by that one neighbor’s house with the big, snarling dog who decided you looked

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