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Top 5 Websites for Copyright-Free Images

For authors and bloggers on a budget, one of the biggest challenges is to find high-quality images that are copyright-free. While you can always purchase stock images from sites like Shutterstock or iStockPhoto, it can be a strain on your budget. Thankfully, there are generous photographers that release some of their work under a public…

Color Palette Inspiration for Book Designers

If you’ve worked with a book designer, you might have wondered: Do book designers have inside jokes? Beyond arguing about the differences between Helvetica and Helvetica Neue (true story—we didn’t have many deadlines that week), what do book designers talk about? Ok, all kidding aside, this is a very interesting link for color ideas. If you’re…

Advanced e-book Design: 3 CSS Tips & Tricks for Reflowable e-books

e-book Design Tips and Tricks Level: Advanced Prerequisite: knowledge of CSS and HTML eBook formatting   If you’re an avid e-book reader (or e-book designer), you might have noticed that some e-books look much better than others. Even though we do not always have control over the appearance of text in the various e-book readers…