This short course will enable you to effectively and efficiently format a Microsoft® Word document for E-Book use, absolutely free!
Whether you’re a novice Word user or an expert, a new writer or an experienced one, you’ll gain real skills that can be used immediately.
You’ll learn how to control formatting to ensure your E-Book looks how you want it to look, and you’ll be able to prepare your manuscript for swift conversion into Amazon's Kindle Mobi format and the more universal E-Publication format.
Running just over an hour in total, the course is in 'bite-size' training elements that can be squeezed into any coffee break, letting you go at your own pace and learn quickly without tying you to your keyboard for days.
Guiding you through the course in relaxed style is Ian Andrew, owner of the Book Reality Experience, an Indy author in his own right and a former accredited Microsoft® trainer. He’ll ease you through the techniques that will allow you to master and control your Word formatting.
The course is absolutely FREE, with no obligations or commitments to take other courses. It is simply offered to assist you on your independent publishing journey. So come on in, find the skills you need and get your E-Book the way you want it.
An explanation and overview of the course.
A look at the detail of the course.
A description of what is in and what is out when the word document will be used for E-Book purposes, when compared to paperback.
Revealing formatting marks and setting up the page view.
Mastering the in-built heading styles of Word.
Using your own styles to rapidly and consistently format the rest of your document.
Exploring End Matter and why we need it.
Adding in links to the author's other websites, social media and email.
Adding in links to the author's other books.
Exploring Front Matter and why we need it.
Inserting a Table of Contents.
Saving out the document in separate versions for future conversion.
Ian Andrew is a best-selling Amazon Kindle author of Science Fiction and Crime Thrillers. He is also an independent publisher, and was previously an accredited Microsoft® trainer.
Based in Australia and surrounded by a resident mob of kangaroos, he is the Executive Director of the Book Reality Academy online training provider and is currently working on the fourth novel in the Wright & Tran crime series.