Small text iconNormal text iconLarge text icon

INTERACTION

 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MembersMembers   GroupsGroups   RegisterRegister 
 User Control PanelUser Control Panel      LoginLogin 


All times are UTC




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 8 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Eeeeeeee
PostPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:12 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:43 pm
Posts: 143
"Look, Mum - that dinosaur's drowning. Shouldn't someone try to help him?"

I've had a couple of emails in the last week asking whether "Success ..." is available as an e-book. My answer, rather embarrassedly, is "No - but, obviously, it should be."

So, I'm resolved to turn Success into an e without further delay. The only slight thing is ........... can anyone tell me where to begin? Is there an ebook equivalent of a vanity press, that'll do the job for you? Or some sort of collectivist website? Or ...

I really haven't a clue as to how to get started on this. Any advice very gratefully received.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 11:46 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Mar 06, 2007 10:00 am
Posts: 637
Location: Swansea
Why not upload it to Kindle, Mat?
It can be viewed on a Kindle/PC/Android phone, perhaps more. You make an account on Amazon, follow their instructions, use a Kindle-based program (you download free from them) to see the results on PC, set a price and away you go. It will take about 24hrs to go live.
Bob

_________________
My Blog: http://bob-lock.blogspot.com/

Debut novel site: http://www.flamesofherakleitos.com/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:18 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:43 pm
Posts: 143
Many thanks, Bob, that's very helpful. That's certainly the sort of thing I'm looking for, I think (though not this specific example; I won't have anything to do with the gangsters who run Amazon: http://buddyhell.wordpress.com/2010/12/ ... on-a-miss/).


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:31 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Feb 26, 2007 2:15 pm
Posts: 3226
Take a look at Smashwords Mat:-

http://www.smashwords.com/

_________________
http://trumpetville.wordpress.com
http://ttapress.com/blackstatic/casenotesblog/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:35 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Mar 11, 2009 12:05 pm
Posts: 405
Location: Birmingham
I find Feedbooks very handy for creating ebooks, even ones I don't want to give away on there. You can set the book up on there, download epub and mobi previews without publishing, and use those for other retailers. The free program Sigil is useful for tweaking the epub.

_________________
Theaker's Quarterly Fiction


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:40 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:43 pm
Posts: 143
Many thanks, both - I'll look into both of those.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2011 8:38 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:43 pm
Posts: 143
Nothing to do with this thread, actually, but - those of you (and there are a few around here, I know) who share my love of funny press cuttings might want to know that I am now posting a headline every day, chosen from my lifelong collection, on Twitter, under the name MatsHeadlines.

I'm actually hoping to publish another book of them some time, and trying to build up some prior interest.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:23 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Mar 10, 2007 12:43 pm
Posts: 143
Does anyone here sell books through their website? What's the best way to do it - paypal?


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 8 posts ] 

All times are UTC


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group