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Mr Handsome, Chapter 1, Episode 3

My brother is one star I know at matchmaking, and he always brags about all the matches he has created. A case in point is his female best friend whom he hooked up with his high school mate. Every time he talks about her, Tj does not make the mistake of forgetting to mention that he has been hooking up Tinaye with three of her past boyfriends. The good thing is that with Tinaye’s current relationship, Tj seems to have aced it because we are waiting for nothing but wedding bells.

What makes the best book design?

Just like there is no point designing the most gorgeous black robe for a wedding bride who prefers the traditional white gown; there is also no point designing a colourful childlike book for a busy entrepreneur with little time to read or who has to read a number of books. Why should they stop to read your book if it does not please them?

Mr Handsome, Chapter 1, Episode 1

My eyes shone in glee as I took sight of some beautifully hung double Ds in one lingerie shop. It’s not every day that a girl comes across the perfect double D size. Either you get plain ugly ones for the breast-feeding mommies, or they never come in matching sets. On this day, heaven smiled on me.

What makes a great book cover?

A book cover is more than a picture and a title. The sole objective of a book cover is to attract readers to buy the book. That means a book cover serves to sell your book. While the cover, ‘covers’ and protects the book from damage, when designing it, the main focus should be to attract readers and generate substantial sales.

Ten additional streams of income from book writing

I was approached by a talented creative writer who wanted her book edited and I told her I was not taking any fiction manuscripts at the moment. She was disappointed but I referred her to a colleague and she was happy. A few weeks later, she came back to me again and asked, now that she is working on her book, how else can she make money out of her writing skills and the book? We had a long chat and this is some of what came out of it.

What are the advantages of electronic publishing

1 Electronic publishing or electronic distribution is distributing published work through electronic or digital devices. A book undergoes the whole publishing process until a print ready copy is established. At this stage, the publisher chooses either to distribute electronically or as a printed book. With the advent of technology and the internet, several electronic distribution…

How to sell my book

Book distribution is the process of getting a book from the publisher to booksellers and ultimately, to the intended readers. Book distributors or book sellers bridge the gap between the publisher and the reader. Their job is to get the books to the actual buyers and readers.

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Brand r

Most people love our favicon r. I have also received several questions on the meaning of our name, Raincemba – with the automatic assumption being that the favicon is simply the first letter r. However, brand r goes beyond that.

The Printing Process

Publishing a book starts from idea stage, where the author develops the concept into a finished manuscript. The book will then go through the different stages of editing. Once editing, design and proofreading are complete, preparations for the printing process begin, starting with an accurate and correct way of updating the document files and images.