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Book Interior: Typefaces and Readability of your Book's Interior

The interior of your book is just as important as the cover.  In fact, it just might be more important.

For me, the design of the book’s interior is liken to…

“getting the book to speak to the reader, while being a soundless physical page.”

Once your book is purchased you’ll need to hold the readers attention. Certainly good content has a lot to do with it. Good editing and proofing as well. But the real reading is done from the typography that is set… designed, formatted, sized and styled to hold the readers attention and make them feel comfortable, safe and secure and not want to put your book down before they turn yet one more page. Compelling!

The typeface being used is of great importance for it is what the designer has to work with for presenting the compelling atmosphere of the interior. Some designers believe that each book needs a Continue reading