If you test your Pressbooks output of Kindle files on your iPad/iPhone, it will look not look very nice. But the files that people actually buy from Kindle on iOS devices will look fine. Here is why: Pressbooks uses Amazon’s Kindlegen software to create the MOBI export (which converts from the EPUB file generated by more →
Pressbooks just released four new themes that you can use to create your book. The layouts are perfect for mysteries, thrillers, scifi and literary fiction. The themes were inspired by their namesakes, classic authors John LeCarre, Graham Greene, Jack Higgins and Robert Ludlum. Try out the new designs on your book, and let us know more →
This month, we’re making Pressbooks easier to use, and even more useful as we introduce new tutorials and Guide chapters, and some new themes for thrillers, literary fiction, mysteries and scifi. Deal! 30% off PDF+Ebook Pro upgrades Tutorial videos: How to add a user and more New Guide chapter: Using the visual and text editors more →
Now live: The latest installment in our Pressbooks User Guide, on how to use Pressbooks’ visual and text editors. The chapter explains the difference between Pressbooks’ two modes of editing, when you might want to use each for different scenarios and how to get the most out of the formatting menu options as you’re developing your book. There’s more →
Marshall Terrill is the author of nearly 20 published books, including the bestselling biography “Steve McQueen: Portrait of an American Rebel” and biographies of celebrity icons Elvis Presley and ‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich. Three of his books have been optioned for feature films. We caught up with Terrill to ask about the launch of his latest more →
As you’re writing, you may want to add an editor or a co-author into your book. The latest in our series of tutorial videos explains how do that.
Pressbooks’ visual editor inserts code to format your ebook so that you don’t have to do that manually. Here’s a quick video that will show you how to get the most out of its features.
Pressbookers, From group trainings to video tutorials and editing tips, this month, we’re making it even easier for you to publish your book. Deal! 25% off PDF+Ebook Pro upgrades Tutorial video: import Word files Introducing Liz! New marketing manager Interview: How to find your editor Group Pressbooks training available Upgrade now! Prices going up for more →
Editing company Bubblecow formed around a simple belief: Storytelling is an art, but writing is a craft. When working with authors, the company aspires to impart the writing skills they need to make their books a success. BubbleCow specializes in helping writers who are pursuing self-publishing. The company has developed a way of editing that more →
Hello Writers and Publishers, This month, the Pressbooks tool gets even better for academic publishing, plus we offer a 30% off special on POD exports. 30% off PDF pro upgrades Creative Commons licensing Bug fixes: ebook paragraph settings Multi-level TOCs User profile: Fortress Press Featured partner: Screwpulp Are you a teacher? We’d like to talk. more →