How to Make an Interior Book File for CreateSpace (AKA Formatting Your Paperback Interior Book File)

This is in a pdf form.  Feel free to download it and use it as a reference guide.

***Please note: I used to have a website called http://www.selfpublishingcanbegood.com, but I don’t anymore.  If there is a website called that, I do NOT own it today.  I say this because at the end of the pdf document, I reference that site.  That site is no longer valid.  But the formatting guidelines are just as valid today as they were back in 2009 when I wrote it.  😀

In short, you will need to make sure these items are included in your pdf document that you’ll upload to CreateSpace:

A Title Page

A copyright page

A dedication page (if there is one)

Author notes or acknowledgements (which can go before the actual story or afterwards)

I explain everything in a step-by-step process below:

How to Make a Book Interior File

7 Comments

  1. Strayer says:

    GIMP
    I’m posting here so you;ll be sure to see it.
    To find out what size the image is:
    Right click on the image.
    Left click on Image Information.
    The window comes up and all the info is there.
    I would never have know this without the instructions.
    I hope this helps.

    1. Thanks! It helps a lot. 😀

  2. Thanks for the tips! Filing this one!

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