This week, Indies Unlimited featured Pressbooks as a formattting resource for indie authors. The post provides a four-step illustrated guide on how to format your manuscript in Pressbooks. It also explains how Pressbooks cuts out the pain of preparing your book for CreateSpace and other print markets, builds your table of contents for you and more →
Newsweek Europe used Pressbooks to produce a series of short ebooks (and a few print prototypes) “at the speed of news.” The program publishes a book every few weeks–each of them long-form journalism on a specialized topic in current events, written by one of Newsweek’s correspondents. Check out Sheila Bounford’s column in Futurebook to learn more about the Digital Insights program at more →
Last night, Pressbooks’ marketing manager was interviewed by author Ashley Fontainne on her popular blogtalkradio show, The Write Stuff. They talked about how Pressbooks significantly reduces the work and cost involved for indie authors in producing a book. If you missed the show, you can listen to the recorded broadcast here.
Kobo is one of the most popular international ebookstores, one you may want to add to your distribution. This quick video will show you how to publish your book in the Kobo store.
Wondering what to do after Pressbooks? Getting your book into bookstores is the next step. This is a relatively easy process that in most cases, you can do yourself. For Kindle, the next step to publishing in the Kindle store is to upload the Mobi file via the Kindle interface. This video shows you how more →
Ever wondered how to customize the look of your book just a little more, or even start from scratch with a design personalized to you? The latest in our video series is a brief introduction that shows how to get into your CSS in Pressbooks and edit it so you can make the look your more →
Half-Price Print Book Upgrades Today Through Sunday This weekend we give thanks for all the great books we’ve read, and all the great (and not-so-great!) books we’ve written. This weekend only, to thank you for being a Pressbooks user, we’re offering you a ridiculously low, one-time-only price on PDF+EBOOK+PRO packages–50% off. This is a great time 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 →
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.