Ultimate eBook Creator Now Available via Amazon

I’ve sung the praises before of Ultimate eBook Creator, the software tool I use to format my Kindle ebooks. Nitin Mistry, UEC’s developer, informs me that the program can now be purchased... Read more »

Formatting Kindle Books with Word Just Got Easier (Maybe)

I posted before about formatting a Kindle e-book with Microsoft Word. Many indie authors and publishers do it, but just as many find it too confusing a process. Or, they find the final... Read more »

Publishing Tools I Use: Text Fixer (Website; Online Tool Suite)

Text Fixer is an online suite of tools for tweaking text and HTML code. The tools are free to use. Read more »

Publishing Tools I Use: Studio FX

Publishing an e-book is pretty easy, especially if you’re doing it on a platform such as Amazon’s KDP. Making sales is another matter. Luck plays a part, but those who’ve done it successfully... Read more »

Amazon Updates Its Kindle Reading App

As a publisher of e-books, I find the Kindle reading app a useful part of my tool bag. Although I also own a dedicated Kindle device (a Paperwhite), having the reading app... Read more »

Vintage Newspapers: Untapped Source for E-book Publishers (Part 3)

I’ve been writing about mining old newspapers in the public domain for content for e-books. (Part 1 – Part 2) Those papers constitute a virtually untapped and free-to-use trove of weird news,... Read more »

Publishing Tools I Use: Ultimate eBook Creator

If you’ve never published a Kindle book before, you might wonder about the nuts and bolts of creating the book file itself. My advice is not to worry too much about it... Read more »

Publishing Tools I Use: Kindle Reading App

You need very little in the way of software or other tools to publish an e-book through Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) platform. However, there’s a handful of free and paid tools,... Read more »

Vintage Newspapers: Untapped Source for E-book Publishers (Part 2)

Old newspapers are a good resource for public-domain material that can be turned into e-books. I previously discussed this in a general way and showed some examples of books I and others... Read more »

Vintage Newspapers: Untapped Source for E-book Publishers (Part 1)

Do you publish e-books? Do you want to publish an e-book? If you’re not quite up to tackling that blockbuster novel you know you have inside you, there’s a ready source of... Read more »