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Ebook publishing and writers choice

by ankita119 / February 27, 2012 9:33 AM PST

Hi I am a graduate student and doing research on e book acceptance in the market and writers choice of publishing the content would be helpful if I get to know your views on some of the topics like
Would you be interested in a software that can upload your content and convert it into professional formats, which would allow you to comment?What are the websites/groups you mainly use to write?and also what benefits do you want from a writing and sharing service of your works?

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Not really.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2012 9:49 AM PST

But if you are in school, or in college or just out of college you are over sensitized to formatting. Now that I've been out of that for many years I find that "professional content" is more important than formatting.
Bob

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Agreed
by ankita119 / February 27, 2012 11:41 AM PST
In reply to: Not really.

But my question is does actually software tools available in the market are helpful for writers to publish their writing in form of ebooks and this publishing is mostly accounted in form of professional formats.

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I'm going with TWO answers.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2012 12:04 PM PST
In reply to: Agreed

Folk that need help in formatting may find them useful. Screen writing software can be extremely useful as if your play is not done just so, it's not going to be read.

Then we have that other form of media.

-> If you look at the extremely popular iPad ebooks we we classic formatting to today's cross overs in interactive content.

Publishing is nothing like it used to be. You should use the tools you need to get the job done, but I find some get tied up in the tools and forget to write the draft.
Bob

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Ok lets skip formatting for a moment
by ankita119 / March 10, 2012 12:36 AM PST

If there a tool that does everything and moreover some of the unknown authors who are new and dont have access to big publishing houses for advertising their content then in that case what do you say?I believe collecting the data is important but marketing their content is one highly important task and other than big services like Barnes & nobles,Amazon and Apple there can be options which could be lucrative for writers?

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What BIG house?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 18, 2012 1:41 AM PDT

Today you have other avenues for e-books. You listed too notable ones that you as a no-name author can get your content out for free to about 99 bucks.
Bob

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