Development Team: 2/18 Project Log

Submitted by kms on Fri, 02/19/2016 - 00:38


  • Audience: Authors who are composing and trying to publish, and other publishers

  • Following format of Pogue’s Basics

    • Potential content areas: Social Networks, Publishing Platforms (iBookstore, Smashwords, CreateSpace), “Softwares for Composition” or some name that includes InDesign/Photoshop/Premiere/Animatron/Animoto tips, Crisis Management

    • 1 or 2 challenges for each area

    • Potential titles: Tricks of the Trade, Publisher Pro, New Tips and Tricks for Publishers and Authors for the Future of the Book, Q & A for P & A, The Press Room: New Tips & Tricks for Publishers & Authors

  • How many weeks left in semester: 9.  Probably 6 or 7 challenges left because of Spring Break and the last week.  Just kidding-- about 4 or 5 weeks because it’s due the 2nd week of April.

  • Techne 1:  Making it Public

  • Design Challenge 1:  Designing Images and More for Publication

  • Techne 2:  Creating Books with InDesign

  • Design Challenge 2:  Creating a Chapter for the Collaborative Book Project

  • Techne 3:  Digital Publishing Platforms and Channels

  • Design Challenge 3:  Creating Animations or Videos for Book Content and Promotion

  • Techne 4:  Time-Saving, Quality Enhancing Tips and Techniques for Authors or Publishers

  • Potential techne challenges:  Promotion/Marketing and Publicity (Best Practices for Conventions or Conferences), Crisis Management/When Things Go Wrong, Managing Files