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Old 01-07-2010, 01:02 AM   #1
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Font style, size, and line spacing.

I am writing a book on youth soccer. I need to decide on type of font, size, etc. I am thinking about Georgia, size 11, with 1.3 line spacing. Any suggestions. It will be printed by POD service, Lightning Source.
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I am writing a book on youth soccer. I need to decide on type of font, size, etc. I am thinking about Georgia, size 11, with 1.3 line spacing. Any suggestions. It will be printed by POD service, Lightning Source.
Georgia is a nice font, but I prefer Times New Roman.

Since you're going the self-publishing route, you are in complete control of the interior layout -- one of the things you need to balance is the readability of a page versus the cost per page for the finished book. Font, kerning, line-spacing, margins, header and footer space, point size, et cetera all have an impact on the final cost to print.


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I am writing a book on youth soccer. I need to decide on type of font, size, etc. I am thinking about Georgia, size 11, with 1.3 line spacing. Any suggestions. It will be printed by POD service, Lightning Source.
Just looked at this in Word. I like it.
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Why not ask this over in the Self-Publishing forum where others with self-pubishing experience can offer good advice?
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