Latest Formatted Books

It’s been a very long time since I wrote a blog post on this website, it’s partly because I am really busy formatting books that I don’t have a lot of time to talk about formatting them. So in this very brief message, I am still here, drowning in many books to format… and if you’re […]

Author Opportunity:
The One Big Book Launch

I shared this on my Facebook page yesterday, but hardly anyone has seen it thanks to Facebook’s algorithm so I decided I would blog about it, that way more people can take advantage of this great offer. Completely Novel is a print on demand publishing company, they have teamed up with with Literally PR to offer independent authors […]

Promote your eBook for Free with eBooksoda – Limited Time Offer

I sent this great offer out to my mailing list this week, but thought that it would be useful to add it to my blog as well so it gets a wider audience. There is also a press release that goes with this offer which gives further information about the service. I have signed up […]

5 Tips: Using images in eBooks

Generally speaking fiction books don’t use images, although I have formatted a few that do. The majority of non-fiction books have images of some sort, whether they are diagrams or photo’s for a memoirs style book. If you’re planning on formatting your book yourself then there are some things you need to be aware of […]

Review: How to Write and Publish Non-Fiction by Fiona Shoop

A review of How to Write and Publish Non-Fiction by Fiona Shoop, kindly written by Anne Coates. Anne Coates is an editor and author who has published seven non-fiction books including Applying to University 2014 (Need-2-Know), Parenting Without Tears Guide to Living with Teenagers and Parenting Without Tears Guide to Loving Discipline (both Endeavour Press) […]

Amazon URL’s

A very short blog post for today, but I thought it an important one to get across to you. Have you noticed the URL on Amazon when you click on a book? I work with many authors, maybe that’s obvious… 🙂 One thing most of them all have in common is they always send me […]

Review Advice from Bookbag

At www.thebookbag.co.uk, we have been reviewing books for the best part of a decade. Our site contains almost 9,000 reviews and we still get a little frisson of anticipation every time we begin reading something new. And we still read reviews by others with great enthusiasm, looking for something new and interesting. Readers are like […]

Hyperlinked Footnotes

If you’re publishing your eBook through Smashwords then you cannot use the inbuilt footnotes in Microsoft Word. As far as I’m aware Amazon will convert these, but Smashwords will flatly refuse. I managed to get round this by coming up with a way of keeping your footnotes, but format them slightly differently. It’s fiddly, so […]

Processes Prior to Publication!

When you have finished writing your book it goes through a few processes to ensure it’s ready for publication.  You proofread and edit it Professional proofreading and editing Cover design Formatting It may not be in this order, but these are the main stages of publishing a book to ensure that it’s as good as […]

Guest Article Opportunity

Are you an author, a writer, a blogger or a publisher? Would you like to write guest articles for this website? I am looking for some individuals willing to send me guest articles on a regular basis on the following topics: eBook formatting Self publishing Books Authors The eBook industry Here are the terms and […]