e-book conversion

Self-publishers beware! Just got a 'Great Offer' that's anything but

By libertyc
August 14, 2013 // 35 Comments

Note: Please scroll to the bottom of this post for an update from the author. An email showed up today from an “Insight Publishing” with a great e-book conversion deal for me. They will take my Word document or PDF and turn it into an e-book for the reduced price of $400! That’s [...]

Creating Chapter Breaks in Calibre from Word Docs

By libertyc
August 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Now that Calibre can convert Word documents into e-books, it’s become even easier to create books with proper chapter breaks. I’d experimented with the “Edit ToC” feature in Calibre before, but I hadn’t been able to get it to work quite right. Then over the weekend, as [...]

Should self-published authors use an e-book conversion service?

By libertyc
February 12, 2013 // 7 Comments

I’ve written plenty on this site about e-book conversion (most recently here and here), and I almost skipped over the Bowker press release. I’m glad I decided to investigate further. Okay, quick details first. From the release: Once an author has decided to self-publish, the next step [...]

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