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Course: Self-publishing Children's Books: Self-publish w/PowerPoint

Self-publishing Children's Books: Self-publish w/PowerPoint

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

In this course I'll teach you how to self-publish a children's book in Kindle eBook and Print on Demand (POD) paperback format and how to place your book on sale on Amazon alongside the greats like Rowlings, Dahl and E. B White.

In this course you'll learn to:

  • Use Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 to Layout Your Picture Book
  • Use Kindle Kid's Book Creator to Annotate Your eBook with Pop-up Text
  • Use Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) to Publish Your Picture Book on Amazon
  • Use CreateSpace to Publish Your Print on Demand (POD) Paperback on Amazon

There is more, but the rest is in the course...

*** Updated 7/2017 with extensive information on Illustrating a Children's book in PowerPoint ***

So, if you're ready to pull your words and illustrations together to tell your story, I'm ready to show you how to share your story with the world.

---Brian

Who this course is for:

Anyone interested in saving a lot of money by publishing their own children's books

Anyone who is lost... uncertain how to proceed... who needs a helping hand :-).

Basic knowledge
  • Students will need to know how to write a children's book
  • Students will need to know how to draw their own illustrations should you choose that option
What you will learn
  • Format your children's book using Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Annotate your children's book with pop-up text boxes using Kindle Kid's Book Creator
  • Publish your children's book in eBook format on Amazon
  • Publish your children's book in Print on Demand (POD) paperback format on CreateSpace
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 25
Total Duration: 03:20:54
Introduction
  • Course Overview  
  • Several Points That Need to Be Clarified  
Using PowerPoint to Create Your Picture Book
  • Where to Find Free and Inexpensive Images  
  • "Roscoe Goes Swimming" in PowerPoint  
  • PowerPoint Bootcamp I  
  • PowerPoint Bootcamp II  
Advanced Children's Book Illustration Using PowerPoint (2017 Extension)
  • Draw Any Shape in PowerPoint  
  • Drawing and Correcting Freeform Shapes  
  • Drawing Curves in PowerPoint  
  • Sources of Free Images  
  • Outlining Images Using PowerPoint Vector Graphic Shapes  
  • Shape Solid Fills, Gradients and Outlines  
  • Grouping Objects  
Using the Kindle Kid's Book Creator to Generate Your Picture Book
  • Installing the Kindle Kid's Book Creator  
  • Using the Kindle Kid's Book Creator to Generate Your Picture Book  
Using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) to Publish Your Picture Book
  • Kindle Select  
  • KDP: Your Book  
  • KDP: Rights & Pricing  
  • KDP: Monitoring Sales and Modifying a Book  
  • Addendum: Creating a Paperback Book Cover in KDP  
Using CreateSpace to Publish in POD Paperback
  • Using PowerPoint to Format Your Book for CreateSpace  
  • Using CreateSpace to Publish Your Book  
  • CreateSpace: Monitoring Sales and Modifying a Book  
Continuing Education
  • Using Free Google Slides in place of Paid Microsoft PowerPoint  
Conclusion
  • What Now?  
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