Book Eight of the Zero Cost Self Publishing Series is here!
Focused specifically on producing .epub and .mobi eBook files yourself using the Calibre tool.
Want to create your own eBooks for Apple, Android or Kindle devices? This is the book for you.
Produce professional quality eBooks for direct sales via your own web site or for upload to Smashwords and Amazon for global distribution. Learn how you can do it all yourself, at absolutely no cost!
Please note that as this book is part of a series on self publishing there will be some areas of overlap across the books. However, every effort has been made to ensure the overlap is minimal, only where absolutely required, and each book contains everything you need for the specific area described.
Aimed specifically at the use of Calibre tools and techniques, this book provides a complete guide for the production of professional quality eBooks direct from a .docx source manuscript. Learn to manage image size and quality within the eBook. Learn the issues of balancing highest quality against highest royalty payment. Create professional level eBooks with text, images, table of contents, etc. readable on any mainstream eBook reader device, including Android, Apple, Kindle, tablet, laptop and PC devices. Then, using one of the other books in the Zero Cost Series, publish your manuscript to international markets, including Amazon US, UK and Europe, Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Kobo and others, all at zero cost.
This book provides pictorial and descriptive guides that are easy understand, easy to follow and there are absolutely no costs involved. When you're finished, your eBooks will be ready for publication. No need to hire production consultants. No need to purchase high end publication tools or software. Do it all yourself at no cost and achieve professional results. Techniques can be readily applied to any type of book you've written.
Buy it today, publish your eBook tomorrow!
Other books in the Zero Cost Self Publishing Series are focused specifically on other topics, including paper book production at CreateSpace, eBook publishing on Smashwords and on Kindle KDP, how to manage photographs, how to use graphics tools and other publishing related subjects.
About the Author
Stephen started his career as a marine biologist, later switched to managing computer support and development teams, and is now a full time author and artist. He lives on the West Coast of Canada with his wife and one crazy cat. He has sixteen books currently available in both paperback and e-book formats, including two novels, two guides on Soapstone Carving, one on Stained Glass Art, three poetry books and multiple guides to various self-publishing topics. While currently working on a third novel he has at least five other books planned for the next few years. An artist for most of his life, he's worked in many mediums, from oil painting to blown glass. For the last 15 years he's focused on carving soapstone sculptures and writing. He can be reached via his web site at www.stephencnorton.com To purchase any of his books please go to his author pages at www.amazon.com/author/stephencnorton on Amazon and www.smashwords.com/profile/view/northwind on Smashwords. His books are also available on Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Kobo and other resellers.