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It's here at last... the final course in my self-publishing quartet:
Self-publishing Children's Books on Kindle and in Paperback
In this course I'll teach you how to self-publish a children's book in Kindle eBook and Print on Demand (POD) paperback format and how to place your book on sale on Amazon alongside the greats like Rowlings, Dahl and E. B White.
In this course you'll learn to:
There is more, but the rest is in the course...
So, if you're ready to pull your words and illustrations together to tell your story, I'm ready to show you how to share your story with the world.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
Several Points That Need to Be ClarifiedPreview
|Section 2: Using PowerPoint to Create Your Picture Book|
Where to Find Free and Inexpensive Images
"Roscoe Goes Swimming" in PowerPoint
PowerPoint Bootcamp I
PowerPoint Bootcamp II
|Section 3: Using the Kindle Kid's Book Creator to Generate Your Picture Book|
Installing the Kindle Kid's Book Creator
Using the Kindle Kid's Book Creator to Generate Your Picture Book
|Section 4: Using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) to Publish Your Picture Book|
KDP: Your Book
KDP: Rights & Pricing
KDP: Monitoring Sales and Modifying a Book
|Section 5: Using CreateSpace to Publish in POD Paperback|
Using PowerPoint to Format Your Book for CreateSpace
Using CreateSpace to Publish Your Book
CreateSpace: Monitoring Sales and Modifying a Book
|Section 6: Continuing Education|
This addendum lecture addresses a student question regarding the use of free tools in place of PowerPoint. Here I demonstrate the use of Google Slides to layout a children's book.
|Section 7: Conclusion|
Born in Los Angeles, California, in the middle of the last century, I have always wanted to be a writer. After twenty-five some odd years spent working in the computer industry in the heart of the Silicon Valley, first for Lockheed as a Systems Programmer and later for Cisco Systems as a test tool developer, I managed to retire early and begin my next career as a self-published author.
Along with writing and publishing my own novels I also publish the works of my wife, Melanie Jackson. During the past four years I’ve published well over 100 books in paperback and eBook formats. Oddly enough this includes eBooks on how to self-publish books and how to create professional looking book covers using the GIMP. I’ve also recorded and distributed a pair of audiobooks available for purchase on Amazon and Audible. Finally, I spend a portion of my time maintaining both my website and my wife’s website, which was developed using WordPress.
My latest endeavor, begun in July of 2014, is to record training courses for distribution via Udemy. My goal is to provide low cost high quality screen cast based educational material focusing on my area of expertise; namely, self-publishing and book cover design using the GIMP. As time permits, I plan to expand my catalog to cover Web page development and Udemy course preparation.
I currently live in the beautiful California wine country with my wife, published author Melanie Jackson, and Butterscotch the cat.