One-day Seminar: 10 November 2011
eBooks have become a major force in the publishing industry. This one-day seminar will explore the lay of the land—competing formats and standards, reading devices, eBook retail outlets—and introduce participants to the tools and techniques available for designing and producing ePub and .mobi (Kindle) files.
Charles Nix is a book designer, typographer, and design educator who’s successfully navigated the ink-stained waters between print and digital. His firm, Scott & Nix, publishes books and products about science and nature. Their eBooks include: Brain Cuttings by Carl Zimmer, The Curious Death of Peter Artedi by T.W. Pietsch, Matching the Hatch by Ernest Schwiebert, and The Mayfly Guide by Al Caucci.
Location: The TDC Conference Center, 347 W 36 St, Ste 603, NY, NY 10018
Fee: TDC members: $275. Non-members: $
Requirements: While not strictly required, participants will find it beneficial to bring a laptop with the Adobe Creative Suite and BBEdit (or other plain text editor) installed. A complete list of digital tools and recommended reading will be furnished to all seminar participants.