The Real Cost of Self-Publishing

By Bloomberg Rankings and Nikhil Hutheesing - 2013-02-25T22:14:25Z

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The Readers

Part of the decision on whether to go the e-book route may have to do with your choice of topic. “E-books are very often the equivalent of pulp fiction with action and twists,” says author Prescott. “People aren’t looking for dense and complicated on a reading device.” (That's a matter of debate.) Keep in mind that there are many versions of e-readers, from the Kindle to the Nook, and you'll need software that will format your manuscript for different devices. Prescott worries that even with the software, chapter breaks drop out and bold words disappear.

$39: Cost of software that formats your book to upload to Kindle, Nook and iBook --Jutoh

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