Writers face a major decision when chosing fonts when publishing a book, not only because it affects profits but because their choice determines the book's looks and readability.
Award-winning author, Peter Bernhardt, shares his experience with The Stasi File: Opera and Espionage, A Deadly Combination.
Font and Font Size, by Peter Bernhardt
"My novel's word count is 134,945. With Palatino 12 the page count increased to something between 520 to 540 (I trashed my notes so I don't recall exactly).
depends on the margins. My first proof made me shudder. The outside margin (.25 according to Create Space minimum requirement) was way to narrow.
The Stasi File: Opera and Espionage: A Deadly Combination is a Quarter Finalist 2011 for the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award; Amazon Kindle and Kiss of the Shaman's Daughter is a sequel to it.
Bernhardt says, "Novel No. 3 is on its way."