Formatting Your Books with Vellum
Everything you need to know about the world's most beautiful and user-friendly book formatting software.
Do you want to learn how to make your ebooks and paperbacks look beautiful?
Do you want to save hundreds of dollars on formatting costs?
Vellum is the industry's leading ebook and paperback formatting software. It's easy to use, cost-effective and — most importantly — creates beautiful books your readers will love.
Users of Vellum often rave about its features and ease-of-use, but what's it actually capable of? And is it worth you parting with your money?
In this module, you'll learn:
- Why Vellum is so much better than the alternatives
- How using Vellum will save you hundreds of dollars a year
- How to easily generate a beautiful book at the touch of a button
- Secret ninja tips which will save you time and money, whilst revolutionising the way you create ebooks
No fluff. No unnecessary padding. Just solid, practical information you can use to make your life easier and save money.
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With almost two million books sold to date, Adam Croft is one of the most successful independently published authors in the world, and one of the biggest selling authorsof the past few years, having sold books in over 120 different countries.
To date, Adam has achieved seven Amazon storewide number 1 bestsellers, in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Australia.
His 2015 worldwide bestseller Her Last Tomorrow became one of the bestselling books of the year, peaking at number 12 in the combined paperback fiction and non-fiction chart.
His Knight & Culverhouse crime thriller series has seen huge popularity worldwide, with his Kempston Hardwick mystery books being adapted as audio plays starring some of the biggest names in British TV.
In 2016, the Knight & Culverhouse Box Set reached storewide number 1 in Canada, knocking J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child off the top spot only weeks after Her Last Tomorrow was also number 1 in the same country.
During the summer of 2016, two of Adam’s books hit the USA Today bestseller list only weeks apart, making them two of the most-purchased books in the United States over the summer.
In February 2017, Only The Truth became a worldwide bestseller, reaching storewide number 1 at both Amazon US and Amazon UK, making it the bestselling book in the world at that moment in time. The same day, Amazon’s overall Author Rankings placed Adam as the most widely read author in the world, with J.K. Rowling in second place.
In January 2018, Adam’s bestselling book to date, Tell Me I’m Wrong became a worldwide bestseller and quickly went on to outsell Her Last Tomorrow.
Adam is considered to be one of the world’s leading experts on independent publishing and has been featured on BBC television, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, the BBC World Service, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, The Bookseller and a number of other news and media outlets.
In March 2018, Adam was conferred as an Honorary Doctor of Arts, the highest academic qualification in the UK, by the University of Bedfordshire in recognition of his services to literature.
Adam presents the regular crime fiction podcast Partners in Crime with fellow bestselling author Robert Daws.
Start1 - Introduction (1:55)
Start2 - Why is proper formatting so crucial? (3:18)
Start3 - Crunching the numbers. Is it worth it? (3:56)
Start4 - What are your options? (12:07)
Start5 - Downloading Vellum (3:35)
Start6 - Importing your book (3:07)
Start7 - The Vellum interface (7:03)
Start8 - Working with styles (4:43)
Start9 - Working with Preview Mode (2:42)
Start10 - Elements (6:19)
Start11 - Custom store links (4:24)
Start12 - Generating your files (5:22)
Start13 - BONUS - Large print paperbacks (4:00)
Start14 - Summary (0:57)