Well, the book I “wrote” for my dad didn’t get here before Father’s Day, but it really turned out nice. This will sound stupid, but it looks just like a real book. It even has a bar-code on the back.
So, if you were waiting to see the final product before turning your
blog website into a book, I would say that it’s easy enough, and turns out okay too. It’s not perfect. The automatic software isn’t the best at laying out pages, so there are some pages that are nearly empty, but there are not many of those. Things that I would do differently…
- Take more time on the dust jacket. I should have put a title on the cover as well as the spine.
- Better proof reading. I have two spelling mistakes on the inside front cover of the dust jacket. The only thing that everyone is sure to read.
- The Sommerer Family Website has a fair number of posts about how to use the website. I can’t imagine that those are going to be interesting in book form.
Now I have to decide whether to mail it to him or keep it until the family reunion that starts on the 1st of July. Oh, and you’re all invited to attend.