Spiral binding is one popular method of securing loose printed pages using single or double loop wire that fits into round or rectangular holes in the pages. Spiral binding allows the books to lay flat when opened cover to cover. Spiral binding is used for blank notebooks and for reports, mostly for books that have a short shelf life. Spiral binding is commonly used for cookbooks, calendars, and instruction manuals where the books have to be opened wide. Spiral binding is elastic and does not get out of shape easily.…

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Where do you write that long stretch in your novel that trickles out of your head at any given moment? Is it happening in your room late at night with no one else up, or in a cafe during the day with a scene of people doing their day to day business? I have noticed this both as a novelist and poet, that where I write has a great effect on what I write, that is, if I don’t change it up a bit and get a taste of a…

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Have you ever been confronted with a problem or an issue and wondered if there is a book out there that can help solve the situation. Are you a student studying for an exam and want to know how to get the most out of your study program, this article may be of some use. For many who want to read for self development to help change their mind set or maybe as a way to improve their home business, or online business techniques these steps are key. Abraham Lincoln…

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Ever had trouble looking for a notebook that fits your exact specifications? Making and binding a book may be the answer to your prayers. A personalized notebook also makes for a great gift for friends and family. Here’s how you can make one for yourself: Materials * Paper * Paper cutter * Scissors * Straight-edge ruler * Paintbrush * Cover board or binder’s board * PVA glue or bookbinding glue * Bookbinding cloth * Bookbinding needles * Head material * Loose weave cotton * Awl * Cover paper for book…

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It is an art how to write a book review effectively. You can read online book reviews to get ideas. However, there are certain things you have to learn to get mastery over writing reviews. Whether you are reviewing a fiction or nonfiction, there are some basic things you should consider. Review Fiction If you wish to review a fiction, you may need to consider the basic elements: 1. Plot:¬†You have to figure out what is the story all about. Also find out which sort of conflict is there. 2.…

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Interested in learning how to publish an eBook online? Learning how to publish an eBook is the next step once a writer is ready with his or her eBook and has covered all of the steps from writing the book, getting it reviewed and edited, and designed the cover art. The dynamics of eBook publishing are changing rapidly with new services, new formats, and new terms and conditions being introduced, so it’s always better to research how to publish an eBook before starting the actual process. The research will help…

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If you have an eBook that you would like to sell, you probably already know that having a graphical image of your book dramatically increases sales. Potential buyers feel better about purchasing something that has the appearance of being tangible even though it is really just a file they will download. Paying others to develop your eBook cover for you is expensive. Many of the software packages available that design cover graphics for you create covers that look very cheap. This can actually lead to a decrease in sales! The…

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Ebook stands for electronic book. These are usually in a word processor format or PDF file that can be emailed and delivered anywhere by virtual means. One of the first ebooks to receive national recognition was published and released by Stephen King. It was titled `Riding the Bullet`, and it was download 400,000 copies within a 24 hour time period. Different forms of ebooks can be the following: training manuals, specialized reports that focus on the solution to a problem, a short novel, or short books of art and illustrations.…

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