Tools To Create an eBook

This page lists the resources I’m using to stay current in the rapidly changing area of eBook development and publishing. Current as of 11/10/11

Composing an eBook:

Scrivener is a powerful content-generation tool for writers that provides complete control of the formatting, including exporting to mobi and epub ebook format. Available for Mac and Windows. - http://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.php

Video tutorial on how to export a document to an ebook format using Scrivener – http://www.literatureandlatte.com/videos/Exporting_eBook.mov

Converting Documents to Mobi format:

Mobipocket Converter – http://www.mobipocket.com/en/downloadsoft/productdetailscreator.asp

Kindle Previewer – http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?docId=1000234621

Kindle Simplified Formatting Guide – https://kdp.amazon.com/self-publishing/help?topicId=A2RYO17TIRUIVI

List of supported HTML tags and CSS elements in Kindle KF8 format – http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=amb_link_357613442_1?ie=UTF8&docId=1000729901&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=center-5&pf_rd_r=1NBB7HAYYYERPFA61WAH&pf_rd_t=1401&pf_rd_p=1321300302&pf_rd_i=1000729511

Converting Documents to EPUB format:

Calibre Converter – http://calibre-ebook.com/

Calibre User Manual – http://manual.calibre-ebook.com/index.html

Adobe InDesign – http://www.adobe.com/products/indesign.html

Adobe Digital Editions Reader – http://www.adobe.com/products/digitaleditions/

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