Format a book using Microsoft Word

Create your book interior using Microsoft Word

For book lovers, the interior design of a book is as important as the cover. A captivating story isn’t going to help read a book comfortably for hours on end without straining your eyes. The fonts, the spacing, the layout and the book size should be proportionate and suitable. Now, you don’t need a fancy software and years of training to achieve this. You just need Microsoft Word. We’ve created Microsoft ...

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Publish a book for free on the Notion Press DIY platform

What if publishing a book was as easy as posting a tweet? That is definitely a lovely thought, and with Notion Press’ new DIY platform, book publishing may have just gotten as easy as it can possibly get. The first of its kind in India, the platform offers a simple 7-step method to publish your book. And you get to create your own designs for the cover and interior, just ...

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How to format your book using Microsoft Word

A book is hard to follow when there is no structure.  That is why the book must be properly formatted, with its interiors, the font, spacing, its title and structure all in place. The Notion Press platform offers an interior design tool with which you can format your book easily and make it ready for publishing. In case you have a finished manuscript, you can copy and paste the manuscript ...

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How to format your book using the DIY Publishing Platform

A good book must make for an enjoyable read. Imagine a case where a paragraph reads like this:  Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend,   and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry."  Annoying, right? This is why the interior of your book needs to be designed wisely. This is where most authors find themselves in a fix. Designing the interiors and the cover of ...

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How to design your book cover using the DIY Publishing Platform

People still judge a book by its cover. And that is why we have added an easy-to-use cover design tool in our free DIY platform. Creating a cover may seem like a professional designer’s task and that is true, when you need illustrations and when you have no idea what your cover needs to look like. But if you have an idea and a few stock photos that you would ...

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How to Publish your Book for free using DIY Publishing Platform

For most authors, getting a book published seems as daunting a task as writing it. We believe that publishing a book should be easy and not something that deters writers from completing their books. We are always looking for ways to make the publishing process easier, faster and more accessible, and that is why we launched the DIY Publishing platform. You can use the DIY publishing platform to write, design, ...

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A Beginner's Guide to Publishing Terms

A Beginner’s Guide to Publishing Terms

Certain publishing terms can be confusing when encountered for the first time. Here is a guide for you to understand what they mean. With the advent of the internet, people began consuming content in unbelievable proportions. The more information they consumed, the more they shared. Millions of people found multiple platforms to showcase their writings, musings and experiences – this was shared and read by others.For the longest time, book publishing was a ...

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Authors should have a Facebook Interest List

Tutorial: How to create Facebook posts using Book Postr

Social Media is a game changer for authors. It provides a platform for authors to not only connect with their readers but also keep them engaged. Having said that, it takes considerable time and effort, to get your social strategy just right. Authors must be active, available at all times and constantly engage their readers with relevant content. People are on social media to consume content. They are consuming content ...

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writing tips

How to Write Better- Must Follow Tips

Here’s a strange but true thing about writing- it’s an art form that can never quite be described as perfect. Like any other art form, writing comes in multiple styles and presentations, so one can never truly judge one style as better than another. However, for us writers, the perspective is different; we look at writing as something that has to be perfect before it is allowed to go public. ...

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publish an ebook

How to publish an eBook in India?

The digital revolution is taking place in almost every sector in the world, including the publishing industry. Traditional forms of books will always remain and gain an immense love for readers and writers alike. However, eBooks, in a very short time have gained tremendous attention and popularity. Are you an aspiring writer waiting to step into the world of publishing? Fear not, eBooks are a great way to start off ...

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author facebook pages

Best Practices for Author Facebook Pages

Completing a novel is truly a wonderful feeling, right? But as a writer, you know that there is no greater pleasure than watching your books fly off shelves and land into the palms of avid readers. The biggest milestone that transforms a writer to an author is the one that involves sales and promotion of their book. Today, authors have the freedom to express themselves via numerous methods, and one of ...

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Ashwin Sanghi

Ashwin Sanghi, Shares His Authoring Journey

  https://soundcloud.com/kiruba-fm/ashwin-sanghi-one-of-indias-largest-selling-authors-shares-his-authoring-journey Ashwin Sanghi Kiruba: Hello and welcome to the First Book Podcast, India’s first and only podcast dedicated to helping first time authors. In this podcast series we have conversations with bestselling authors and business leaders to understand how they successfully cracked their first book. This conversation helps us to get a sneak peek into their journey as an author. This podcast is done in association with Notion Press, one of India’s largest publishing ecosystems.  In ...

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why you should write

How to Write and Publish a Short Story

World renowned novelist Stephen King once said, “A short story is like a kiss in the dark, from a stranger.” Irrespective of the profession, it always helps to start small, and in the case of budding authors, a short story could catalyse a potential bestselling novel. Then again,to write and publish a short story poses its own set of challenges; while it may be smaller and more simplistic than a ...

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Anita Nair

Anita Nair, Best Selling Author of 17 Books Shares Tips For First Time Authors

Kiruba: Hello and Welcome to the First Book Podcast, India’s first and only Podcast dedicated to helping first-time authors. In this podcast series, we have conversations with bestselling authors and business leaders to understand how they successfully crack their first book. This discussion helps us get a sneak peek into their journey as an author. This podcast is done in association with Notion Press, one of India’s largest publishing ecosystems. ...

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Online Tools For Authors

Mind-Blowing Online Tools That No Writer Must Neglect

  Digital media has taken the world by storm. The labyrinth network of the World Wide Web has effortlessly engulfed us into its spell. In today’s digital world, there is an app or a tool for every act right from booking a cab to ordering food. When it comes to indulging in the plethora of services and helpful tools provided by the magnificent Internet, we writers are at a huge advantage. ...

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writer's events

Writer’s Events, Workshops and Conferences to attend in India

  As a writer, the social and professional connections you make are key factors that determine your growth and direction towards becoming a successful author. Writer's events, conferences and workshops are a great way to learn, network and sharpen your skills as you embark on a journey towards publishing a remarkable piece of work. You may be indulging in a lot of online networking activities like being a part of webinars, ...

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Deepak Chawla

Deepak Chawla, HR Head of Reliance Infrastructure, On How He Wrote His First Book

https://soundcloud.com/kiruba-fm/deepak-chawla [Music] Kiruba: Hello and welcome to the “First Book Podcast,” India’s first and only podcast dedicated to helping first-time authors. In this podcast series we have conversations with bestselling authors and business leaders to understand how they successfully crack their first book. The authors give a behind-the-scenes look in their authoring journey and provide valuable insights and tips to help you publish your first book. This podcast is done in association ...

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