[scribus] Preferred workflow for mostly text book

john Culleton John at wexfordpress.com
Wed Feb 19 15:57:05 UTC 2014

On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:46:47 -0500
Mary Moore <tennesseelady21 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi John,
> I have just completed my 3rd novel using
> scribus, all three about 300 pages each.
> 1st set up your book using whatever size and
> margins it requires Then setup your styles for
> the interior, I use one for copyright, titles,
> text, etc Once you have your first pages
> completed..ie title, copyright, dedication and
> so forth you are now ready for the text proper
>  These are my husband's books. He prepares his
> manuscript using Open Office. You can import
> the chapters from there or use notepad to copy
> each chapter. I personally like to copy each
> chapter into notepad and then onto scribus
> storyeditor and use my styles. Then you can
> link your pages. I like the control of one
> chapter at a time.
> Don't forget to make two master pages left for
> author and right for title.
> I can send a sample of the first few pages if
> you need.
> Good luck!
> Mary

A sample would always be helpful. Please send an
sla file or whatever to me at my "work"
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John Culleton
Wexford Press
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