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Author R. L. Copple tops off his How to Make an Ebook series with what will be the Appendix A of the book, Creating the PDB Ebook as an added bonus. Of course, using only free software.
R. L. Copple lays out how to create the MOBI file format and how to upload to Amazon.
R. L. Copple gives the next steps to create the EPUB ebook and how to upload it to Barnes and Noble’s PubIt.
R. L. Copple continues adding chapters to his “How to Make an Ebook: Using Free Software” by proceeding to step 4, formatting and adding your ebook to Smashwords.
The big tip I’m wanting to give involves how to retain the formatting of your book, primarily italics, centering, and bolding. Why is this needed?
Smashwords is picky about the formatting of the text. They want a Word doc file, with the body text in the “Normal” style (Word’s default). There are two ways of doing this.