The software is aimed at textbook writers and publishers, but it can just as well be used for producing cookbooks, picture books, interactive fiction novels, how-to books, and the like.
I write a page a day while on the trip, and include photos from the day. I do this the old-fashioned way, in an email to my friends and family. Oddly, rather than people being annoyed by this, people actually ask to be on distribution.
At the risk of sounding particularly full of myself, people have told me that my writing style is engaging and even sparkling! All I can say is that I make myself laugh as I write these letters, so at least one person is entertained. A few years ago after our huge Dubai, India, and Nepal trip, Wally Cherwinsky suggested that I try to make my travelogue into an iBook.
He felt it would be a great way to have them all together as a keepsake of the trip. Well, I tried back then, but it was too hard. This year after writing my travelogue from our Paris trip, I decided to try to climb this mountain yet again.
This time, I conquered the beast. I would like to note that I finished the book on Monday using iBooks, the day before Apple announced that they had added book creation to Pages. I decided it might make an entertaining post to tell you about my experience first with iBooks and then with the advanced book creation options in Pages.
My Starting Point As I said up front, the original source material was a set of 13 independent emails, with photos added inline. I do this as a courtesy to my readers, trying to keep each letter around a couple of megabytes.
The images all stayed nicely in-line in Pages. I was, of course, incorrect in my assumption.
And there are photos and one video in this document. We start by selecting New from the File menu and choosing a template. You get no clues as to the structure of these templates until you try them. You simply see 10 options under landscape and 7 under portrait, with a Blank option under each format.
I decided to go with Blank landscape. The blank format came with two columns on each page which looked swell for my needs.Robert D.
Kaplan is the bestselling author of eighteen books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages, including Earning the Rockies, In Europe's Shadow, Asia’s Cauldron, The Revenge of Geography, Monsoon, The Coming Anarchy, and Balkan Ghosts..
He is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and a senior advisor at Eurasia Group. I’m beyond thrilled to announce that I’ll be writing a book for the hit ABC show Once Upon a Time.
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