Please print out this WORKSHEET for Basic Book design. You will go over all aspects of design with your personal publishing consultant.
There are some standard book sizes that might help you decide what would be best size for your book.
These are the most popular book sizes, although we can discuss other options to bring your book to life!
Overwhelmingly, EC Press recommends a 70 pound paper weight. The presentation surpasses that of a lighter weight paper. If, however you would like to cut corners, or if you are making a hand-out for work/conferences a 50 pound weight would suffice. Let's break it down by asking a few questions:
What color do you want the inside pages to be?
If you DO NOT have photos/illustrations or color within the pages of your book, you don't have to concern yourself with color options. If you DO have color within your pages there are two options:
For the cleanest/sharpest images, choose premium color with heavier weight paper. (70#) Note: premium color is more expensive- but well worth it for your final product!
Select the style of book you wish to publish: