Create your own ebook

This page is a compendium of all the various posts on this blog about creating your own ebook. This is the process that I’ve used to create Good Cop, Dead Cop, for the Kindle, Nook, iBookstore and Lulu.

Tool box: The various programs used to create a ebook.
Tools of the trade
Checking your work: Kindle Previewer for Mac and PC

Workflow: From step 1 to step 2 to step 3 and back to step 2
Start with Microsoft Word / Stylesheets
Match Dreamweaver styles to Word Styles

Finetuning: All the little Gotchas! and tricks that make life good or bad
Encoding or How to preserve smart quotes

Checking your work: Validation