eBook Publishing

eBook Publishing Consulting & Classes

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  • [I learned] rich-media ecatalog [design].
    —Naoto, StoneRiver Company

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The ePub­lish­ing Revolution has begun, and it is as world-changing as the Computer Revolution of the 1970s and 1980s and the Desktop Publishing Revolution of the 1980s and 1990s. Your pub­li­ca­tion, be it enterprise-level, a regional weekly, or a quar­terly product …

Welcome to the Age of eBooks. eBooks aren’t new of course; tech­ni­cally they’ve been around since the first com­puter ReadMe.txt file was writ­ten in the 1960s. And Project Gutenberg has been dis­trib­ut­ing clas­sic nov­els in var­i­ous ebook for­mats since the mid-90s. …

The best, most styl­ish, most inter­est­ing ebooks are not those that use the default for­mat­ting and styling exported by InDesign, QuarkXPress, Pages, Word, or another pro­gram. The ebooks that peo­ple respond to most use dif­fer­ent fonts, col­ored text, drop­caps, head­ings and …

You will learn the process and tech­niques of cre­at­ing fully illus­trated (full-page image) pic­ture books and children’s books using indus­try stan­dard desk­top lay­out soft­ware Adobe InDesign. We’ll also use Photoshop to pre­pare images for pub­li­ca­tion. (Open this page for exam­ples of fixed lay­out, fully illus­trated pic­ture and children’s books.)

This InDesign to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad course shows pub­lish­ers, design­ers, and pro­duc­tion staff how to use the soft­ware they already use to cre­ate print books—InDesign—for the emerg­ing ebook mar­ket. Beginning with an overview of dig­i­tal pub­lish­ing for the ebook marketplace, …