paul salvette

DIY E-Book Conversion vs. Paying For It

By libertyc
June 23, 2013 // 2 Comments

Back when I reviewed Paul Salvette’s book, “The Ebook Design and Development Guide,” I was all about doing it myself. I devoured Salvette’s book and had visions of drop-caps and other features that would make my next book stand out from other self-published books. I was [...]

Review: The eBook Design and Development Guide by Paul Salvette

By libertyc
February 2, 2013 // 1 Comment

So you may have read my review of How to Format your eBook for Kindle, NOOK, Smashwords, and Everything Else. You remember that one, where I sort of missed that the book was no longer for sale? The author was kind enough to send us a review copy of his revised book, The eBook Design and Development [...]

How to Deter Piracy of E-Books

By libertyc
January 28, 2013 // 16 Comments

In my last post, I discussed what I’ve observed to be the three biggest reasons people pirate e-books. Now that we understand the reasons, how do we actually deter piracy of e-books? Let me answer that question for each of the three reasons. 1. I Like To Collect stuff Here’s the bad [...]

Review: How to Format your eBook for Kindle, NOOK, Smashwords, and Everything Else – UPDATED

By libertyc
January 19, 2013 // 12 Comments

If 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! [...]

What’s New With EPUB 3? by Piotr Kowalczyk

By libertyc
December 2, 2011 // 4 Comments

I’m very pleased to share a new post by Paul Salvette. This time Paul will be talking about ePub 3 and how the new version of this popular file format can be used by authors and publishers. For more helpful tips on ebook formatting, check Paul’s book How to Format Your Ebook for Kindle, Nook, [...]

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