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 more than 1.5 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 authors of the past few years.
His 2015 worldwide bestseller Her Last Tomorrow sold more than 200,000 copies across all platforms and became one of the bestselling books of the year, reaching the top 10 in the overall Amazon Kindle chart and peaking at number 12 in the combined paperback fiction and non-fiction chart.
His Knight & Culverhouse crime thriller series has sold more than 250,000 copies 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 Canada. The new edition of Her Last Tomorrow also reached storewide number 1 in Australia over Christmas 2016.
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 1at 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 has since gone on to sell more than 250,000 copies.
Adam 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 achievements.
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 (0:56)