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Review: How to Format your eBook for Kindle, NOOK, Smashwords, and Everything Else – UPDATED
January 19, 2013 | 10:00 am

How to Format Your eBook for Kindle, NOOK, Smashwords and Everything Else by Paul SalvetteIf you're a do-it-yourself kind of author, you've probably encountered the "fun" of formatting your book for the various sites. I had no problems uploading my fiction book to Amazon and Barnes & Noble. I created a clean HTML file and followed all the prompts. Presto! Published. My non-fiction book was similarly easy to upload to Amazon. But Barnes & Noble stopped me. No matter what I did, I couldn't make the bulleted lists display properly. Being stubborn, I refused to pay someone else to do it for me, so I went in search of a good e-book formatting guide. After reading...

Try-outs for self-publishing platforms, by Meredith Greene
May 5, 2011 | 12:04 pm

Over the last two weeks I’ve sent out inquiries to fellow writers, some of whom allowed me to ‘pick’ their brains for both opinions of–and personal experiences with–many online self-publishing platforms available to writers of eBooks. The replies to my queries were highly appreciated, some proving a bit surprising. Note: not all self-pub platforms are included here, only the ones I received real experience data on and/or have used myself. Pub-It: Barnes & Nobles ‘answer’ to Amazon’s rather rhetorical question, namely the Kindle Store publishing platform. On initial impression Pub-It appeared as sleek and well-designed. Two things unsettled me upon creating...