From Markdown To Kindle Publishing

The simplest way to prepare your book for Kindle — while staying in control of formatting. Markdown is magic, and enables writers everywhere to do their work free from the distractions of bloated word processors. Going from Markdown to publishing on Kindle (aka Kindle Direct Publishing or KDP) can be a bit daunting if you’ve… Continue reading

Do Your Hardest Work in the Morning

New Year’s resolutions are for chumps. Most New Year’s resolutions are bound to fail. We just aren’t that good at discipline and self-control. And yet we still have a strongly held belief that willpower is something you can actually will into being. Believe that, and you’ll remain a statistic … and become yet another human… Continue reading

How to write on Medium in Markdown

I’m a huge fan of Medium. I’m constantly finding amazing stories, and have recently started posting my own. I have one issue though: I can’t write in Markdown. Of course, I think everyone should write in Markdown everywhere, especially when publishing. I also believe that every writer should own their content, which means blogging on… Continue reading

Creating a Kindle-friendly MOBI file from your EPUB file

This is part three of a series explaining how to publish your book using Markdown. PART ONE: How to write your book in Markdown PART TWO: Creating an eBook-friendly EPUB file from Markdown PART THREE: (This post) Create the Kindle MOBI file from your EPUB file Now that you have your EPUB file tested and… Continue reading