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Favorite Tools

Tools for Layout and Production of Your Book

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Adobe InDesign

The premier page-layout and graphic design tool from Adobe. You can create any kind of printable book or pdf product using InDesign.

Adobe Photoshop

The number one photo editing program. You can do pretty much any kind of photo editing that you need to with Photoshop.

Adobe Illustrator

The number one vector illustration program on the market. Works with InDesign and PhotoShop. A bit of a learning curve but very powerful.

All of these Adobe products are part of the Adobe Creative Suite. If you are serious about creating books or graphic design projects then you will be using the Adobe products.  You rent these products on a monthly or yearly basis. 

Design Tools

Mockup Shots is one of my favorite sites for creating 3D book covers and product shots. Click the button below for a special discount offer.

Some of My Favorite Books

The Emerald Mile by Kevin Fedarko

The Emerald Mile

• The Emerald Mile by Kevin Fedarko, I loved this book. It takes you through the development of the Western USA dam system and the amazing story of the fastest ride in history through the Grand Canyon by Kenton Grua. It is a great read.