Tag Archives: ebook formatting

Fixing old ebooks

Just recently one of my clients wanted to upload three of her books onto a new site, but she couldn’t find her ‘final’ epubs. I looked on my computer and her folder was a mess… she was my first client … Continue reading

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Vook, a new distributor and other ebook musings

So, I was reading my Publishers Weekly last week and ran across a big add for Vook. Have you heard of them? They’re a new company like Smashwords: you upload a Word doc or docx or an epub file and … Continue reading

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The KDP Cover and Image guidelines

Self-Publishers:  These are the new guidelines for Cover and Image size and resolution straight from the New KDP Guidelines.  This is just the Kindle guidelines, not Smashwords or PubIt (epub).  Make of them what you will. This is for the … Continue reading

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Forcing your TOC

I love Calibre/Sigil for constructing epub files, but what I don’t love is the Calibre generated TOC which picks up H1 and H2 Chapter Heading Styles.  I don’t like it because it forces you to use H1 and H2 heading … Continue reading

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Eat a Good Lunch!

I know, a very odd title to a blog post.  But that’s one of the big things I’ve learned in this E-Book formatting journey.  Without food for the brain, you’re brain stops working! I recently breezed through a Kindle Content … 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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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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