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You sound like you are concerned with the quality of materials and other elements of a professional, polished presentation. Why not hire a book designer? A book designer can guide you to printers that can produce the kind of books you are looking for. Quantity has a bearing on what materials are available for your book. For instance, if you are printing over ...


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Absolutely none, except filling in a US taxation report (this can be done inside the CreateSpace website). It sounds complicated but it isn't the system guides you through


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It certainly can, MadMonkey's answer is very well detailed. A few of the (very successful - and coincidentally two of my favourite authors) examples off the top of my head are: Magician Raymond E Feist has said that Midkemia was born out of RPG's, all the main characters started out as PC's in a campaign he was part of. Subsequently, it's spawned it's own ...


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I think it can certainly be done and it's a cool idea. However, as an avid role-player myself I want you to be aware of some (pretty major) pitfalls. This post turned out to be rather long, so let's start with the summary: Role-playing campaigns are hard to translate into entertaining stories. If you already have a really good story in your campaign, go ...


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Gary Gygax's Gord the Rogue series was allegedly an entire RPG campaign turned into a set of novels (which explains the ridiculous deus ex machina ending). If role-playing helps you to flesh out a plot and characters, why not? There's no One Right Way to create a story. You'll still have to get it on paper and edit it — which is "what it takes to ...


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PDFs use a fixed layout that doesn't scale with the device or window size, so they're not as friendly for smaller screens. Some people do read PDFs on some phones, though -- some screens are pretty big and some people have good eyes and can read the small page. Also, some of your readers might be using tablets rather than phones. However, I wouldn't make ...



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