So you have your manuscript prepped with each functional unit saved as a separate file. The next step is designing the book. As a reminder, the tutorial will be written with Adobe’s InDesign in mind (ID4 & ID5 export reasonably clean files to .epub). We are curious to know if the steps will work equally well with QuarkXPress, so please be sure to comment if that’s the program you use.
After two weeks of bugging-out and debugging, we have our first book for the Nook. This process, and the Kindle conversion which followed, was so tricky that we will be posting a how-to once our techie CFO and our Managing Editor can collaborate on it–as a gift to any other indie publishers out there who want to give it a go.