Tag Archives: formatting ebooks

Why Your eBook Design Doesn’t Look Like Your Print Book

I often hear or read this request from authors: I want my ebook design to look exactly like the print version. I understand, as print books are beautifully designed, and often the author has gone to a great deal of time working with a typesetter and book designer to achieve a specific layout and design.… Read More »

eBook Formatting: 4 Publishing Tools

eBook formatting isn’t just for newbies to publishing; sometimes even we old-timers can learn a new way of doing things. Take software, for example. There are many great software tools for writers, editors, and publishers to use for ebook formatting. Today I want to focus on three, not because they are the three best or the three… Read More »

Is Reading Books on the Web the Next Trend?

Reading books on the Web is not new. But is online reading to become the latest trend in digital book publishing? Online books have been around since the Gutenberg Project started digitizing books and made reading books on the Web possible. Nothing new here. But the advent of e-readers and e-reading apps quickly squashed the short-lived… Read More »

e-Publishing: KISS Method for Formatting eBooks

Formatting books for e-publishing requires a very different approach. In this post, I share my method for formatting ebooks that look great on all devices. When I teach courses on e-publishing, one of the topics that creates the most discussion is the use of fonts and styles in formatting ebooks, especially among those accustomed to… Read More »