Poor Richard's Creating E-Books

by Chris Van Buren and Jeff Cogswell

Top Floor Publishing, February, 2001.
Trade Paperback, 317 pages.
ISBN: 1930082029

Poor Richard's Creating E-Books by Chris Van Buren and Jeff Cogswell Ebooks, print-on-demand and electronic publishing are publishing options that many authors are now seeking to publish their books. The formats and publishing methods vary greatly. This book covers the different electronic formats and the different publishing methods which are available. It also discusses different ways people can read electronic books. The book discusses several electronic publishers and epublishing services in detail, including Random House, Simon & Schuster, iUniverse, Xlibris, DiskUs Publishing and Sansip Publishing. There is also a section which includes sample epublishing contracts and a chapter on digital rights and copyright. The book includes chapters on marketing and promotion, as well as coverage of business issues of electronic publishing including production, distribution and selling costs. The book also featues links to resources that can help you keep up-to-date on this rapidly changing subject. The book provides a great introduction to the world of electronic publishing and gives a solid overview of the industry so writers can decide how and where to being their self-publishing journey.

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This review was published in the Oct. - Nov., 2001 of The Internet Writing Journal.

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