EPUB vs PDF

I was going to write a helpful little post about format and reader selection for everyone. Then I thought about the awesomeness that is Jane L over at Dear Author, and how she has had so many helpful posts about the ereaders and whatnot so I went to see if she had already done just … Continue reading

DRM (or…the devil)

out take from illustrated romance shoot

There are so many debates about DRM (digital rights Management) and eBook pricing that I have to say a couple things about my novel. It is a digital book only (there is a Limited Edition print version…but the cost is astronomical because of all the illustrations). I have thought a great deal about all the … Continue reading

The end of a long year

The image above was the first picture I ever made for this project and here it comes, the end of the year. Officially, I started illustrating this novel on January 9, 2010. SO for me this year has been momentous. The thing of it is, when I started I had no idea it would go … Continue reading

Valediction

This is it. The home stretch. The grande finale. The whole shebang (not the Ricky Martin version). That’s all folks. Fin. Finito. 10-4. Over and out. Adieu. My own valediction. My personal deadline for finishing the final run through and placing, designing and checking out this book is…Christmas Eve. It’s my Christmas present to myself … Continue reading

Annoyance across platforms

©2010 Jenn LeBlanc

I’ve started building my novel using Adobe InDesign. I learned to use InDesign in school, working for my college’s award-winning newspaper The Metropolitan. We used it to build our pdf’s for publication, it’s a great tool. The workflow, which I am learning as I go along, is a bit tedious but there are useful shortcuts … Continue reading