Once the book is properly formatted within Indesign, it can be exported to the various formats needed to go to Amazon, Apple, and Barnes and Noble. Each format has its quirks and bugs—the iPad has trouble centering text; the Kindle doesn’t know what to do with DropCaps: and the Nook likes to chop off the last hyphenated syllable of the last word in a sentence (centered text only; go figure); just to name a few. Of the three, the iPad currently offers the most robust formatting.
Here is a screen shot of the finished EPUB file running in iBooks on my iPad:
This is what happens when you turn the iPad onto its side:
Preview: The Moon Coin.
Please share these files with your friends. Enjoy.
Paperback and eBook now available:
Amazon and Second Looks Books.
Copyright © 2011 by Richard Due. All rights reserved.
Gibbering Gnome Press, A Division of Ingenious Inventions Run Amok, Ink®
The Moon Realm®