Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

writers

When you hear the word “writer”, the first thing that pops into your mind is probably book author. However, there are many other types of writers out there: bloggers, columnists, screenplay writers, copywriters, journalists and so on.

What does it take to become a writer? All that is requiered is a little creativity and a lot of determination, because finding the right tool isn’t a problem anymore. (Flipsnack is a perfectly good solution) (more…)

How to be a great editor

Guest / Books / August 2nd, 2016

Whether you’re writing for an entrepreneurship magazine like I do, or a high-performing blog, or working on a best-selling novel, you always need a good editor.

Good editing is important, because no matter how good of a wordsmith you may be, you always need more than one pair of eyes. Writers often get too close to their work and in doing so find themselves making mistakes, whether that’s making simple typos or crafting out whole sections of prose that don’t hold together. (more…)

How to make a book presentation

Patricia Coroi / Books, Design school / May 10th, 2016

I was recently asked to design a book promo in both Indesign and Flipsnack, to show publishers how well Flipsnack works for them. I chose one of my favorite authors, Donald Miller.

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Modern Day Classics Title

From Romeo and Juliet to Aslan the Lion, it’s no secret that some of our favourite characters from classic literature had their fair share of problems. But could modern-day technology go any way towards helping them out of their sticky situations? How differently might our cherished fictional tales have turned out if smartphones had played a part?

We found out for ourselves when we reimagined some of the best-loved novels from history as Modern Day Classics.

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Whether you’re a fan of classic American literature like Of Mice and Men or prefer J.K. Rowling’s modern tales of wizardry and witchcraft, everyone likes to curl up with a good novel every now and then. (more…)

e-reader kindle

They say that the age of the book is dead. Over 5,000 years of carving in stone, clay tablets, and paper has given way to ones and zeros stored in the digital memory of an E-Reader.

A student today in college can have over 5,000 books, which is the equivalent of 5 to 10 bachelor’s degrees stored on a tiny device that you can hold in your hand. (more…)