Picture Book Maker:The art of the children´s picture book writer and illustrator Karenanne Knight
GNU make is the most widely used build automation tool, but it can be challenging to master and its terse language can be tough to parse for even experienced programmers. Those who run into difficulties face a long, involved struggle, often leaving unsolved problems behind and GNU make´s vast potential untapped. The GNU Make Book demystifies GNU make and shows you how to use its best features. You´ll find a fast, thorough rundown of the basics of variables, rules, targets, and makefiles. Learn how to fix wastefully long build times and other common problems, and gain insight into more advanced capabilities, such as complex pattern rules. With this utterly pragmatic manual and cookbook, you´ll make rapid progress toward becoming a more effective user. You´ll also learn how to: -Master user-defined functions, variables, and path handling -Weigh the pitfalls and advantages of GNU make parallelization -Handle automatic dependency generation, rebuilding, and non-recursive make -Modify the GNU make source and take advantage of the GNU Make Standard Library -Create makefile assertions and debug makefiles GNU make is known for being tricky to use, but it doesn´t have to be. If you´re looking for a deeper understanding of this indispensable tool, you´ll find The GNU Make Book to be an indispensable guide.
Pages, the Book-Maker Elf: Diana Del Russo
Clear a path for your book101 Ways to Make Books Sell, brings Hamilton-Emery?s popular writing on publishing completely up-to-date with new features on social media, recent web developments and the joys and pitfalls of online advertising. Long regarded as an indispensable guide for emerging writers and publishers, produced in a B-format pocket edition you can carry with you and, without doubt, wear out with use.101 Ways to Make Books Sell is an insider?s guide to the book business, focusing on the issues that matter: building profile, finding readers and selling books. Hamilton-Emery offers practical and hard-earned advice about the ins and outs of marketing books and driving sales. Whether you are a novice or an established writer, this book provides you with over a hundred tools and techniques to help sell your books, keep your publisher and build a readership around the world.With three decade?s experience in international publishing, working as a senior manager and consultant within blue chip companies, Hamilton-Emery offers a frank, funny and insightful tour of the world of publishing. Every step of the way you?re offered gems of advice, along with tips and tools you can put into practice straight away, many of them for free, and all of them geared to getting your books into the hands of the people that truly matter: your readers.Includes step by step advice on:Making submissions, including ?50 dos and don?ts?Getting reviews, readings and residenciesCollaboration, competition and contactsThe writing scene, power and publicityThe uses and abuses of social media