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Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Make Your Book Designer Happy

Learn how to use MS Word to effectively lay out your manuscript for a designer to prepare for publishing.

Getting ready to publish your book? Unless you’re already familiar with layout and design, you’re going to need a designer to get your book in shape for printing. In Make Your Designer Happy, author/publisher Pat Dorsey and designer/consultant Peggy Nehmen will share tips for a smooth, easy, and less-expensive experience preparing your book with your designer.

Pat Dorsey has spent his writing career helping people and businesses tell their stories, as a technical/business communication consultant and owner of Mightier Than The Sword Consulting and as an author and co-founder of indie publisher Legendary Planet. His books include the Knights Templar adventure novel God’s Forge, the eerie collection of true firsthand accounts of local ghosts Haunted Webster Groves, and the upcoming novel The Champion Sky.

Peggy Nehmen is committed to successful design solutions and excellence. Her company, Nehmen-Kodner provides book design, branding and marketing for self-published authors, start-ups, and established companies. Peggy helps authors through the design process to produce customized book covers and interiors. Clients benefit from her keen sense of typography, printing, and production.


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