ebook publishing

Why Doesn’t My eBook Look Like My Printed Book?

Authors are still acclimating to this new world of eBook publishing, which has some asking, "Why doesn't my eBook look like my printed book?" There are practical reasons why.
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Why Lauren Lynne Chose BookBaby For Her Self-Published Young Adult Novels

"When I was first trying to decide who I wanted to work with, I did quite a bit of research. I didn't want to have to figure out the cover art, and I sure didn't want to have to figure out the conversion, because I'm not a computer genius, I'm a story teller. I was so glad BookBaby was willing to work with me and really listen to my ideas."
book formatting

What makes a book … a book?

While words and pictures and ideas are what make a text, book formatting and cover design are what really transform the words and images into a "real book."

How to make an eBook

how to make an ebook"How to make and publish an eBook" is loaded with info to help you write, design, distribute, and promote your eBook. On this web page, we’ve collected the best-of-the-best information from our blog dedicated to creating eBooks, including Writing an eBook; How to design, format, and convert an eBook; How to get worldwide distribution; and How to promote an eBook.
How to format your ebook

How to format your eBook

In order to turn your book into a functional eBook, your manuscript document (.doc, .docx, .txt, .rtf, .html, etc.) must be converted to another file format (ePUB for most eReading devices, and .mobi for Kindle). Whether you're handling the technical aspects of this process yourself or having a service like BookBaby take care of it for you, there's a few things you need to do in advance to make sure your manuscript is optimally formatted for eBook file-conversion.
eBook formatting

eBook Formatting: How to Properly Indent Paragraphs

Can you guess the common eBook formatting mistake authors make when preparing for ePUB conversion? You should NOT use the tab key to indent paragraphs.
justification in eBooks

Justification in eBooks

I assume you have perfectly good justification for every decision you've made in your writing... we're talking justification in eBooks of the content, including text and pictures.

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