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How to Format for Kindle: 5 Easy Steps
My husband and I co-author a food blog, and we recently decided to self-publish a recipe eBook about feeding , What to Cook for Dinner for Picky Eaters. We knew we wanted to make our eBook available for Kindle users, but figuring out how to format for Kindle seemed like a mystery we'd never solve! picky eaters
There seemed to be a fair amount of information on the topic, but most of it was either complex or involved purchasing software or programs promising to convert your document into a version that would be accepted in the Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing program. Then one day, in a last ditch attempt to find information that would enable me to do the formatting myself, I read the words, "5 Easy Steps." It was like music to my ears!
Continue reading if you are on the same quest I was on to get your publication formatted for Kindle... your solution is moments away, and it is quick and easy.
A Picture Worth 1,000 Words!
Ever felt like pulling out your hair would literally be easier than the task at hand? That's precisely how I felt before stumbling onto the video below!
Brief Video Instructions
In just over 7 minutes, Award-Winning National Bestselling Author, C. J. Lyons, shares 5 simple steps to format your eBook for Kindle. Not only that, she also gives you a tip for creating a "scene divider" using characters that are easily read in eReaders, a different type of reading experience than when you have book-in-hand.
And Now You Should be Set.... Formatted for Kindle!
Depending on where you are in your publishing process, you may now be ready to submit your document to Kindle Direct Publishing. This information does not include anything about your book cover, so if you have not designed one or had one designed for you, you will need to take care of that before you can submit your document.
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