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Indie Book Publishing with Euan Mitchell” is a YouTube channel with  FREE tutorials designed to help you package your creativity and deliver it to the world via ebooks and print books.

MOST POPULAR VIDEO, with over 30,000 views in 12 months and counting:
Lay Out a Print Book’s Pages with InDesign CC 2017

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Ebook Publishing

How to Publish an Ebook with Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (9:22)

How to Format a Microsoft Word file for Publishing as an Ebook (18:45)

How to Make an Ebook Cover with Paint.net for Windows  (8:29)


Print Book Preparation with PhotoShop and InDesign
CC17 (Creative Cloud 2017)

PhotoShop Basics (3:38)

InDesign Basics (5:25)

Lay Out a Print Book’s Pages with InDesign CC 2017 (14:18)

InDesign CC 2017 Book Cover Layout Part 1 (1:57)

InDesign CC 2017 Book Cover Layout Part 2 (8:53)

How to Make a Press-Quality PDF with Adobe Acrobat DC  (1:07)


Intros to PhotoShop and InDesign CS6 (Creative Suite 6)

PhotoShop Basics (7:56)

InDesign Basics (10:40)

Press Quality PDF Basics (3:28)

Assemble a Print Book Cover (Step by Step using InDesign CS6)

1. File Set-up (5:41)

2. The Front Cover (9:16)

3. The Back Cover (8:32)

4. The Book’s Spine (4:34)

5. Make a Press Quality PDF (2:31)

Lay Out a Print Book’s Pages (Step by Step using InDesign CS6)

1. File Set-up (3:32)

2. Autoflow Text, Insert and Delete Pages (4:46)

3. Paragraph Styles (8:39)

4. Page Numbers and Master Pages (6:09)

5. Page Headers and Applying Master Pages (7:05)

6. Hyphenation and Tracking (2:40)

7. Prelims, Images, Text Wraps, Page Breaks (10:28)

8. Make a Press Quality PDF of the Pages (3:56)


To download the photo of the Bondi lifeguard used in the Photoshop Basics video, click here. The image will open in a new window. To copy it to your computer:

1. For Windows users: right-click anywhere on the image. From the options that appear, left-click Save picture as… then select a suitable storage place on your computer, then left-click Save.

2. For Mac users: right-click* anywhere on the image. From the options that appear, left-click Save Image As… then select a suitable storage place on your computer, then left-click Save. * If you have a single-button mouse, hold down the Control key while clicking to simulate a right-click.

 

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