Gold Tooling and the Slipcase Leather is a delicate material, as it’s easily damaged when it’s exposed to heat or pressure. So let’s do exactly that, shall we? 😀 In my last blog post, I showed you how I created the fine leather cover for our book. Thanks to the wonders of the internet, you… Continue reading Binding ‘In Memory’ — Part 3
Author: Michael K. Schaefer
Michael is a software developer from Germany who has a fondness for books that has gotten slightly out of hand. He spends a lot of his free time with writing stories, adding books to the ever-growing piles next to the sofa, and gradually converting his living room into a workshop for doing traditional bookbinding.
This is his first time being published.
Binding ‘In Memory’ — Part 2
The Leather Cover Let’s be honest: when we think of beautiful, impressive books that will outlast the centuries, we think of tomes: heavy, leather-bound books that look like something Gandalf would peruse. The leather cracked from old age and adorned with gold decorations. Their exterior reflecting the worth of the words and wisdom inside. Now, I’m afraid… Continue reading Binding ‘In Memory’ — Part 2
Binding ‘In Memory’ — Part 1
I’m a sucker for beautiful books. It happens regularly that I buy books simply because they have a pretty cover—and I have discovered some really great books that way, books I would never have read otherwise (an example would be ‘The Gargoyle’ by Andrew Davidson). And about five years ago, I started to do traditional bookbinding… Continue reading Binding ‘In Memory’ — Part 1
The Who and Why
Hi! My name is Michael, nice to meet you. You have found this blog, so you must love stories – I know we’ll get along just fine. As this is my first post in the blog, I think it makes sense to write about why I’m contributing to this anthology. Writing this post is a… Continue reading The Who and Why