Join Tony Harmer for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a cover, part of Creating Ebooks for the Kindle.
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…There's a saying, that you should never judge a book by its cover.…But, I think we actually do it all the…time, especially when we are faced with a book store.…And in this case, even more so with a piece of classic…fiction that may be competing against several other editions of the same work.…So in this movie, we're going to add a cover, to our book.…Now, I've cleaned out my Calibre library, and…I'm starting almost from scratch, for this chapter.…If you're continuing from the previous session with Calibre, then…that's just fine, we'll both be at exactly the same place.…
However, if you're joining us at this point,…then you'll need to add a file here.…So, I'm going to add that from here.…I'm going to come across to Add Books > Add books from a single directory.…And in the chapter 501 folder, you'll see A Study in Scarlet-Unknown.epub.…I'm going to add that to the library like so, and once that's there we can see…that it's an epub, and it has the default Calibre cover on there at the moment.…
So let's change that.…
- Reviewing ebook formats
- Converting to EPUB from Word and Pages
- Converting HTML/XHTML to EPUB
- Adding a cover image
- Editing metadata
- Building a TOC
- Adding and editing links
- Publishing to Amazon
Skill Level Beginner
Digital Publishing Fundamentalswith William Everhart1h 8m Appropriate for all
Distributing and Marketing Ebookswith David Wogahn3h 16m Intermediate
1. Formats and Tools
2. InDesign Workflows
InDesign CS4 to CC2m 47s
3. Word, Text, and HTML
4. Tools of Choice
5. Editing Your EPUB with calibre
6. Editing Your EPUB with Sigil
7. Publishing to Amazon
Where to go from here1m 36s
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