This week, Perry welcomes Russ Anderson, the editor of PulpWork Press’ anthology series, How The West Was Weird and the ebook formatter for Pro Se Productions, plus the founder of Anderfam Press. Listen in as Russ and Perry discuss the ins and outs of ebooks—why you need them, how easy it is to make them, where you can go to learn more, tips and tricks on formatting, and some of the different things you can do with ebooks. Plus, a discussion of how ebooks are the new pulp paper and how they’ve enabled the old pulp workhorse mentality to thrive in a new era!
Smashwords Style Guide – A simple guide to formatting ebooks in Microsoft Word for submission to Smashwords.
Scrivener – A writing program useful for any kind of writer, with built-in ebook export options.
Creating an eBook with InDesign – Instant InDesign’s video tutorial for using Adobe InDesign to format an ebook.
Draft2Digital – If you’d rather have someone else format your ebook, the folks at Draft2Digital can help you with that.
DriveThruFiction – Another place to post your ebooks.
DGI – A great way to distribute ebooks is with scratch-off cards, which can be made for you by the people at DGI.
Also check out the following publications from Russ Anderson: