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Now if indie authors would all do as good of a job with editing their work as Charles does.

Legends of Windemere

A few people have released books recently and I’ve been asked by a few people to talk about formatting and marketing.  Not sure why me, but I’ll be using today to touch on both topics.  We’re going to start with formatting.

Honestly, this is not as difficult as people think.  Many indie authors that have done this dance before will tell you this.  It’s only scary the first time because there are tricks you stumble into.  All it requires is patience and continually uploading, previewing, and fixing until you get it right.  That and finding an author who did it and getting them to help. Smashwords has a free eBook on formatting too.

Here are the big lessons I learned when formatting for Kindle:

  1. Amazon auto-tabs, so you don’t need to put tabs in your work.  This gets sticky because it reacts to EVERY tab.  I cleared this by doing…

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