Category Archives: Formatting

Winter in Maine


Well, the weather is awful, not at all like a Texas winter, but it gives me the excuse to stay in  and work, work, work. I’ve learned so much about formatting and the changing technology of e-books in the last … Continue reading

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Linking Images to TOC content


Well, I just got the ‘skinny’ from Smashwords today. I wanted to use an Image as the Title/Author Heading for a short story colleciton. Then link the TOC text back to that image. I can do this for Kindle and … Continue reading

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Simplify, Simplify, Simplify


OK, I keep running into problems with files that I have formatted months ago which the author is just getting around to uploading.  Things change, people! Upload them as soon as you get your file conversions, please!  Not only will … Continue reading

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Easy formatting guide at KDP?


Today I got a newsletter from KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing).  I noticed that the left side bar had a list of clickable items and one of them was a Formatting Guide.  Well, I have read that before and found it … Continue reading

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How to NOT attach formatting from one Computer to another


Lately, I’ve had quite a few queries about personal formatting/codes traveling from one computer to another.  I ran across this problem when I was working with an author who used a MAC (I’m a PC).  I sent her a file, … Continue reading

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New Smashwords Guide


Well, I’m completely confused now.  Smashwords just told me that my TOC wouldn’t pass muster for the epub conversion through their meatgrinder.  I looked at the TOC in Adobe Digital and the only problem seemed to be an item listed … Continue reading

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Calibre Is Messing With My Mind!


I tripped over another glitch today.  It was in Calibre this time; the conversion software that I use for epubs (Nook, Sony, Apple iBookstore) which is a pretty universal eReading format.  I’ve always been very satisfied with the epubs which … Continue reading

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