Formatting for Kindle – Part 3

This post follows on from Formatting for Kindle – Part 2. Part 1 is here. #10. Creating a Clickable Table of Contents Creating a table of contents is easier than ever with the latest version of Microsoft Word. It does have a few steps to it though. They are: Step 1: Highlight a chapter heading, then change […]

Formatting for Kindle – Part 2

This post follows on from Formatting for Kindle – Part 1. It details the next steps in the formatting process using Microsoft Word. #6. Page Breaks If you are formatting the book file from scratch, you want to make sure that there a page breaks inserted between chapters. Please do not use the enter/return button […]

Formatting for Kindle – Part 1

To follow on from the six-part series (part 1 here) I have posted on how to publish your book on Kindle, this post will detail the first steps of how to format your book for uploading to Kindle. The next steps will be posted in the next couple of days. I know there are many […]

Self-Publishing on Kindle – Part 6

This follows on earlier posts in the series – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5. We now move onto Step 2 of the KDP Publishing process. #8. Publishing Territories This section is straightforward – if you are self-publishing your own book and own all the rights, you have worldwide rights. […]

Self-Publishing on Kindle – Part 5

To see the beginning of this process, click on the following – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4. The next part is the final part of Step 1. (Publishing on Kindle is a two-step process) #6. Upload Your Book File At this point in time, unless you are setting this up for pre-orders, […]

Self-Publishing on Kindle – Part 4

This post is to follow on from Self-publishing on Kindle – Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. #4. Book Release Options Another recent addition to the KDP process, is the ability to list your book on Amazon before it is released, so that people can pre-order it. So this section is asking if the […]

Self-Publishing on Kindle – Part 3

This is a continuation of the Self-Publishing on Kindle series of posts. Part 1 and Part 2 are available. The next part of Step 1 is: #2. Verify Your Publishing Rights. This section is very simple and straightforward – either you hold the copyright to the book and it is entirely yours to publish, or […]

Self-Publishing on Kindle – Part 2

This post follows yesterday’s post – Self-Publishing on Kindle – Part 1 Once you have clicked on the ‘Add New Title’ button, you will be taken to Step 1 of the publishing process. (There are only two steps, but I will be breaking down the process into several posts, so they don’t get too long). #1. Enter […]