Questions About E-Books and Self Publishing?

November 18, 2010

Last week I wrote How to Self-Publish an E-Book which provided a nice overview of the process. I also shared with you some of the knowledge I have gained by self-publish my own e-books. I want to thank Stefan Lindblad for posting a really nice comment and asking for more information. He and I had an e-mail conversation and he has convinced me to provide more details on self-publishing and e-book production. I’m sure this will take several blog posts and it may even lead to an e-book on e-books.

Before I start tackling the project, I need your help. What do you want to know about the production of a book (including e-books)? What do you want to know about self-publishing? I could easily put together an outline and cover a lot of good information. I may also leave out the information you really want to know. So please post a comment with the information you want to make sure I provide and I’ll get to work on it.

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  1. Philip

    I currently publish an e-book, on my own web site, with approx. 125 pages of maps and 125 pages of text, but all are in color. I currently publish as a pdf, but the file is very large, Over 4 meg. The new version that I am currently currently working on has more graphics and is quite a bit larger. I’m wondering if a book like this can be sold on the various e-book stores, and what changes I would need to make.
    I currently create the map pages with Corel Draw X3, and the text pages in MS Word. I then convert them to pdf files and combine the files in Acrobat. You can see a sample of my book at https://www.storesonlinepro.com/files/1633579/uploaded/Files%20-%20Sample%20Pages.pdf

    I am wondering if there is better software to use instead of Acrobat.

    Thank you for all of your wonderful articles, Phil Klein

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