Since installing Affinity Publisher, I’ve been working through tutorials to learn the features of the software that I’ll need as an editor and publisher working with designers to produce print and online books, marketing materials and documents.
The Serif company that owns the software offer many excellent tutorials:
As an editor and publisher, I’m interested in learning how to set up books and long documents, so I found Robert Chalmers’ tutorial “How to create a great-looking book” a very useful starting point:
His excellent tutorial on exporting to PDF helped me sort out the correct settings and export formats for PDF files for printing and web and for submitting to Ingram Spark for publishing. This tutorial also explains what to do about exporting for conversion to ebook, while we wait for Affinity Publisher to include ePub exports:
Robert’s YouTube channel has several video tutorials, including how to create cover images for ebooks.
Lauren Waller at Inkling Creative has an online course for both designers and non-professionals that looks comprehensive, though I haven’t signed up for it: Learning Affinity Publisher: