From Manuscript to (e)Book: Your Self-Publishing Adventure Guide
You have a Word or other type of file. Now what? How do you produce a print or eBook?
Review: Dan Poynter’s Self-Publishing Manual – A self-publishing bible when it comes to print books.
Printer: Lightning Source – A popular POD printer that also distributes to online bookstores
CreateSpace – My Experience, Part 1 – Amazon’s POD company, the other printer often used by self-publishers. Also read Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.
How to Publish an eBook – An overview of the steps to take to publish an eBook.
Some online bookstores will convert files to the appropriate eBook format for you. Sometimes the results are good; other times, not so much. If you’re the DIY sort, the articles below could be useful:
Converting Word Files to ePub Files – tools you can use to produce valid ePub files.
Converting Word Files to Kindle Books – options for producing a file you can upload to Amazon KDP.
For more articles about book publishing, visit the Book Publishing Archive.