I assume you’re a well-informed, well-prepared author-publisher and have your novel parts in order (with front matter, biography, etc.), so I will only discuss the technical part here: formatting only.
For tips on how to structure your manuscript for an optimal ebook experience, please consultSmashword’s very own tips, or the thousands of online articles on self-publishing floating on the web.
Now let’s get down to business. What you need before we begin:
- Your novel manuscript in an MS Word document
- A gallon of fresh, hot coffee
- A few hours of uninterupted time
- A big red NO! sign to hold up (or use as a human-sized flyswatter) in case of unexpected demands
*rolls up her sleeves*
Before you work any kind of formatting magic, you first have to >
Clean up your manuscript of wonky formatting
Your MS Word document will be converted into
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