Smashwords Style Guide

The Smashwords Style Guide has helped thousands of authors produce and publish high-quality ebooks. This free guide offers simple step-by-step instructions to create and format an ebook. It’s required reading for any author who wants to distribute their book via Smashwords to major ebook retailers such as the Apple iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Kobo and Diesel. Revision: June 6, 2011. No charge. Download now; choice of formats. Go to


Kindle Publishing Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Guide [Kindle Edition]

Discover how easy it is to publish your books, ebooks and reports in the Digital Kindle store. $9.99—Step-ebook/dp/B004LX0ISQ/


iBooks Author

Draft your book in MS-Word and then drag the text and illustrations into Apple’s  iBooks Author.

Just fill in the blanks. Step-by-step tutorial by Elaine Wilkes, PhD.

See the mind-blowing videos.


Conversion Services

These companies offer a variety of eBook services. Most will convert your book file to PDF, ePub, Mobipocket, Kindle, Sony, Palm, and so on. Many will set up your eBook at Smashwords, Amazon, B&, LightningSource, and other sites. See their websites and contact them.

B10 Mediaworx, Elizabeth Beeton
Tel: 816-385-5165


Bacall Creative, Patricia Bacall

360 Digital Books

Five Star Publications, Inc., Linda Radke
Tel: 480–940‑8182



Sleeping Cat Books

Sarah Holroyd