How To: From Word to Book

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Hello SErs! Harmony here. When I posted about using Calibre to convert and edit your ePub, a couple of you asked about formatting Word ready for that conversion, and also for print. Today, I attempt to walk you through the main pitfalls that Word can throw at you, which mess up your lovely book. You can find my original post HERE.

So, you’ve written that book and had it edited and proofread, and now you’re ready to turn it into an ebook and PDF for publishing. Before you do that, however, you need to take a deeper look, one that goes behind the scenes in Word, to check on any gremlins hiding in the formatting code.

Tip: Once you’ve got the formatting down, you can set up a template on which to base your every book. And at the end of each chapter, instead of a page break, insert…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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One Response to How To: From Word to Book

  1. harmonykent says:

    Thanks so much for sharing my post, Anna! All the best 🙂

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