Self Publishing your eBook the DIY Way!

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So you have written a book, you might have had it published as a paperback but now want to tap into the eBook market.  Well it doesn't have to cost the earth, in fact I formatted my late Grandfather's book by following the guidelines on Amazon KDP and Smashwords.  Of course the first time it took me many hours to get it just how I wanted it, but now most formatting jobs take me between 1 and 3 hours depending on the length of the book. If you want to go the DIY route, these are the key points you need to follow: 1. I recommend going to Smashwords first and foremost and downloading their Style Guide - it's very easy to find as it is at the number 1 spot on the Most Downloads section. 2. Read this guide from cover … [Read more...]