How to Read E-books On Your Computer

You don’t have to own a Kindle or Nook hand reader to use e-books.  You can download a free Kindle or Nook application for the PC or Mac and use that to read e-books.  Click on the links at the end of this post to download and install a Kindle or Nook reading application for […]
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Ten Easy Steps for Publishing Your First E-book

Publishing your own e-book is a bit tedious, but not technically difficult, if you follow these ten steps: 1.  Write your text:  Type the text for your e-book.  Don’t worry about how it looks.  You’ll format it later.  For now you’re better off using a simple text editor like Notepad ++ because it saves files […]
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How to Use Photos in Kindle Ebooks, Part 2: the Problem of Reference

In an earlier post I dealt with the challenges which the Kindle3 gray scale screen presents if you want to use photos as illustrations in ebooks.  In summary, it can be done, and done well, provided you use well exposed and sharp photos to start with, and then turn up the contrast and sharpening, which […]
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