I have embarked on the formidable task of formatting my book for e-readers. I was not previously aware of this excruciating process, but thanks to the blessed guidance of indie author Joey Paul, and her excellent recommendation of Smashwords Style Guide, I am well on my way to creating an ebook that won’t make readers’ eyeballs ache. I have to say, so far it is looking very sexy indeed. I am anxious to unleash it on the unsuspecting public. Brace yourselves.
I have just purchased ten shiny new ISBN numbers, for the princely sum of £149.99. I’m not entirely sure if these are necessary for self-publishing, but hey-ho, in for a penny, in for a pound. And hopefully it will motivate me to write nine more books so I get my money’s worth.
I suppose the next step is to re-jig my book so it looks lovely in ebook format. This apparently requires more technical savvy than I possess. Wish me luck.