E-publishing for Amazon’s Kindle, Apple’s iBookstore (iPad), Barnes & Noble (the Nook), the Kobo, and other devices, including the plain-old PC, has revolutionised self-publishing. More than one self-published author with an ebook has joined the elite Kindle Million Club — selling over a million ebooks on the Kindle. In fact the first member of the Kindle Million Club for Amazon’s UK store was a self-published author.
E-publishing can seem overwhelming at first. There are different ebook formats and devices to publish to (Kindle, iPad, Nook, Kobo…). All have their pros and cons. Then are are the varying rules, royalty schemes, tax implications, book lending programs…
What you’ll learn in E-publishing your book for Amazon and other platforms…
In this half-day session on e-publishing for the Kindle, the iPad, the Nook and other major e-readers you’ll learn:
- The e-publishing landscape from an Australian perspective: which online bookstores are open to e-publishing from Australia?
- The devices your readers will be using, and the idiosyncrasies, pros and cons of e-publishing to each
- The steps you need to take to turn your manuscript into an ebook you can publish with pride
- A glossary of terms — speak the language of e-publishing with confidence!
- How to promote your book to readers, including the most counter-intuitive thing you’ll ever hear about book promotion
- How to receive your royalities in Australia with the minimum fuss and tax
E-publishing your book for Amazon (Kindle), iBookstore (iPad), Nook, Kobo and all is ideal for authors who:
- Want to self-publish their book and need a solid grounding in the e-publishing opportunities available to them
- Want to learn to publish the easy way, not by making expensive and time-consuming mistakes!
“Steven has a wealth of knowledge and experience that he delivers in a generous, practical and engaging manner with a wonderfully wicked sense of humour.” — Linda Chousis
Steven Lewis has been a journalist and professional writer for over 20 years. He has written for the Financial Times, Esquire, GQ, and the International Herald Tribune, among others. He has been publishing his work online since 1994, and e-publishing through Amazon, the iBookstore, Audible and others since 2010.
Not only did he write the book on ebook formatting — literally – he teaches this course based on experience (having made some of the time-consuming and expensive mistakes referred to above, himself).
“I really enjoyed the brilliant sense of humour in Steven’s delivery and interaction. He was honest, realistic, approachable, fun – a walking Wikipedia of writing/publishing/marketing.” – Nano Pinder