Sunday 21 March 2010

A bit of messing about on Blurb

Blurb is a great way to mess about trying ideas out for a possible book.

I have been asked buy a publisher to come up with a model railway book idea, but to be honest I'm not quite sure where to start. Maybe something about scenics and some of the techniques used on my layouts?

In the mean time I'm messing about with some mock-ups I'm hoping will polarise the various thoughts I have. The joy of Blurb is that you can end up with a high quality printed book of whatever ideas one might have - and the great thing is that it does not have to be the slightest bit commercial! The idea here is for a 10x8 inch landscape format book as a 'toe in the water' which could be sold via the website or at the occasional show I do.

Clicking on the images here will take you to a bigger picture.

Let's see......


  1. Very nice! If you want a proof reader, just give me a holler.

  2. Make that another copy Chris!

  3. Chris,
    I think that showing your scenery techniques would be ideal, perhaps coupled with some small or micro layout ideas later in the book. A plan plus a picture of the intended layout (as per the illustration above on the LH page) would be ideal.


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