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Re: Fwd: new author lost in bookbinding / printing maze
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- Subject: Re: Fwd: new author lost in bookbinding / printing maze
- From: G <gmcneese@SURFSOUTH.COM>
- Date: Sat, 22 May 1999 13:11:03 -0400
- Message-Id: <199905221712.KAA12062@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: READ THE FAQ at http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
I think it would be cool if ya'll responded to list as well.
There are a lot of folks lost in bookbindingpublishingprinting space.
"Peter D. Verheyen" wrote:
> I'm forwarding this to the list. Please respond directly tohim, he is not
> on the list.
> From: "dematas" <dematas@GATEWAY.NET>
> Subject: new author lost in bookbinding / printing maze
> Date: Sat, 22 May 1999 02:21:15 -0700
> Hi my name is tom from li NY and I authored a humble 75 or so page book 8
> 1/2 x 11 [children size] and am bogged down in ?? if one does not know
> where one is, then perhaps one may not know the question to ask to get help
> or to tell someone where they are to get someone there to help them?
> I thought I would just go down to the printer and get glossy dustcovers
> with a Picture and bring the 75 pages and dust cover to a bookbinder to put
> on a library bound plain hardcover, wrap the dustcover around it and have
> a book or about 75-100 [my rough target that my budget might afford] [ I
> can see u laughing now....] well as I well know, it doesn't work that
> way... I have no clue as to what a printer is telling me in "specs" much
> less what a bookbinder is telling me...I am lost in "bookpublishing" space
> and could use guidance direction etc... any and all help deeply
> appreciated. I set up a humble email as firstname.lastname@example.org... ideas and
> suggestion welcome and appreciated...thanks..tom d.
> P.S. the "book" is "quasi poetry rap" about this medic in Vietnam as told
> in the 1st person about 1st hand feelings while trying to save people and
> feelings about Vietnam...
> >>> I loved working in the library. <<<
> >>There was something to be said for working in a place bound in leather.<<
> Peter D. Verheyen
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