Sorry if this question is not doubts about LaTeX per se, but more a question for a guide to making my own book. There is a book or a course or a tutorial available specifically about making my own book step-by-step? Share your knowledge about this topic, please. I want to make my books professionally. That's all. Thank you everyone in advance!

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    Depending on the type of book, you could also look into ebook software in general. If it's just text and pictures then this is maybe easier depending on your educational background. – Dr. Manuel Kuehner Nov 28 '20 at 19:51
  • Have you considered other software that may use an easier to write format on the frontend and then mangle that into LaTeX and subsequently a PDF, for example? Pandoc and mdbook come to mind. Reading the Rust book by NoStarch gave me the feeling that the latter is fairly powerful. Nothing against LaTeX, but I found there are lots of things in my domain of expertise (software development) where characters like _ in identifiers frequently break the paradigm LaTeX advertises, because some characters are harder to pass to commands/macros. – 0xC0000022L Nov 29 '20 at 20:32
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    Related question: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/316933/… – jk - Reinstate Monica Nov 29 '20 at 21:51
  • Consider accepting one of the provided answer in order to close the question. – Dr. Manuel Kuehner Dec 1 '20 at 1:36
  • Sorry, everyone, @Dr.ManuelKuehner, this is my first question on StackExchange! – Alex990MW Dec 2 '20 at 2:34

I suggest reading Robert Bringhurst's The Elements of Typographic Style which is the best book I have come across on the subject. Then there is my A Few Notes on Book Design (> texdoc memdesign) based on my experience in creating books and other publications. After that use the memoir class (> texdoc memoir) which provides many means of creating professional books. (Warning: I'm the originator of memoir.)

Good luck in your endeavours.

  • Wow, I have a lot of materials to read right now, my head is spinning. But thank you for your precious time! – Alex990MW Nov 28 '20 at 19:59

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