Size Matters: What do you look for in size?

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Hello SErs! Harmony here. Happy Monday!

Well, with yesterday being both April Fool’s day and Easter Sunday, I took care when biting into my Easter Eggs, lols! 🙂 You just never know …

Okay, so, today, I thought I’d take a look at matters of size when it comes to print publishing.

For a long time, I stuck with the industry standard that Createspace had recommended  for paperbacks and told me would go through the most sales channels–which was 6X9 inches. Somewhere along the line, the options increased for expanded distribution. Along with more choice, came more decisions.

Below are two tables of the various sizes and whether or not they are Industry Standard. The first is for black & white, and the second for colour …

While the larger sizes result in cheaper pricing due to fewer pages, I believe that the feel of a book in a reader’s…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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One Response to Size Matters: What do you look for in size?

  1. harmonykent says:

    Thanks so much for the reblog, Anna! 😊

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