Learn how to publish your novel, poetry, memoir, how-to book, children books.
1) The first thing you need is book publish software
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After you get the layout software, you can write your story and insert your pictures , add your graphics and element.
2) Picture resolution
the picture or illustration of your book need high resolution.e.g : 3” x 3” image in your page layout need around 4.4 mb
e.g: dscn8461 270,230KB photoshop image
dscf3326 113KB jpeg
make sure that you are using photoshop format or tif format, you can see the DSCN8461 is 27mb, good for A5 size image. The DSCF3326 is just a 113K jpg which can do nothing for your book.
If you are scanning image by scanner , pls remember that you select tif format and using 350 x 350 dpi ( 1:1 )
PSD = photoshop file
Tif = tiff file
Jpg = jpeg file
My name is Jacky, feel free to email me if you have any question.