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Making an eBook: Getting Started

Which eReader is the best? Should I self-publish? In a three-part series, we share step-by-step tips for crafting an eBook

By Craig Morgan Teicher - April 26, 2010
eReaders and eBooks are all over the media, but for authors looking to jump on the trend, it's hard to know which way to turn. Which eReader is the best? Where do I sell my eBooks? What are DRM and EPub? Should I self-publish? Are any of these eBook social networks any good? How on earth can I turn my Word document into a fully-functioning eBook?

Fortunately, through the publishing of my own Cradle Book, I've become acquainted with lots of the big players in the eBook world, found some really handy resources and reference materials, and gotten intimately familiar with the advantages and challenges this new format presents to publishers and authors. In this three-part series, we'll go behind-the-scenes of that process and help you jump into the wild and exciting world of eBooks yourself. ...

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