We can be forgiven for believing that all we have to do to create an Ebook is to write the text and then click a few keys and ‘Hey Presto’ we have an Ebook for sale on Amazon. In the most literal sense this is true. But will the Ebook look good, and will it ever sell? The answer is YES, but you need to take a step back and take a little time to learn a bit about how your Word Processor and Ebook conversion software can help you turn your manuscript into a good looking Ebook that will sell. How long did you spend writing your book, carefully crafting and re-crafting sentences, characters and book structure? A little more time spent on the final presentation is well worthwhile if you are going to make an impact.
In this short series of articles David Cronin will show you the steps that you need to take to make your Ebook look good and pass through the “gateways” of the big Ebook retailers.
Over the coming weeks David Cronin will be giving a step by step guide to formatting your Ebook for both Mobi and Epub. Although Moyhill is a Self-publishing company we are also aware that many authors wish to do the entire process themselves and we have always been very happy to assist those with that level of commitment. Our philosophy is that the better all Ebooks look and read the more credibility Indie publishing will achieve. It benefits our own authors if the reading public and critics have a healthy respect for self-published books.
Now that we can see vigorous growth in the Ebook market even more of us ‘closet writers’ are going to come out and publish our own books without the ‘help’ of either Mainstream publishers or Self-publishing support services. With so many new books hitting the market it is even more important today to make…
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