How to Create an Ourboox Dummy by Mel Rosenberg - מל רוזנברג -
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How to Create an Ourboox Dummy

I'm also a scientist, musician, inventor and lecturer. During the daytime I am co-founder of Ourboox. In the evening I Read More
  • Joined Oct 2013
  • Published Books 1523

Ourboox now supports dummies! Well, perhaps not the dummies you’re thinking about. What I’m referring to here is the Oxford definition as follows:

A prototype or mock-up, especially of a book or the layout of a page.


It turns out that there are many writers illustrators who would like to use our platform (the world’s simplest) to create and share picture book drafts and dummies with one another (and with relatives, agents and publishers) but not with the whole world.  Until now the URL’s of books in the draft stage have not been shareable on Ourboox.

But now they are!


On any page you can have text, a picture or you can keep it blank. Don’t forget to save the book and make it private, not public (there may be a $2/month charge for this service sometime in the future). When  it’s ready for limited sharing you simply share the URL (the preview url) with the people you wish to see it.


For example, here is the URL of a silly dummy book I prepared just to illustrate the point.


If you click on it, you can read it. But search engines don’t see it, and Ourboox doesn’t not link to it. It won’t appear in our library, unless you decide at some stage to publish it.

This is another service of Ourboox to help our community of writers and illustrators.

You are welcome to give it a try! If you have any questions, please let me know: [email protected]




And here is a step-by-step guide to creating your book:


Thank you for reading my book!

If you like it, you might also want to read:

Ourboox For Teachers And Teaching

Read more about me and see ALL my books on Ourboox (I have many)

Or even better, create a book of your own!!!

Here is a tutorial to help you get started on your own voyage as an Ourboox contributor!  And finally, you can always write me at [email protected]

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