10 ways to e-publish with Linux
Feb 16, 2011, 18:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Takeaway: If you're looking for a low-cost way to create,
publish, and market an e-book, be sure to check out these Linux
"As a writer, I always am looking at new and better ways to get
my words to the public. And since I write fiction as well as
technology pieces, it's in my best interest to know how to get my
books into the hands of readers. In today's market, the publishing
industry is in a serious swing away from the traditional routes.
With the major improvements in e-readers, more and more users are
migrating away from the old standard hardcover/paperback books to
digital formats. This has been a boon for new writers. With the
ability to easily self-publish for various e-readers, it no longer
requires an agent or a publisher to see your brilliance.
"But does that mean everyone should be submitting their books?
Well, if everyone can properly format, design, and create -yes. If
not, no. For those with the necessary skills, it is important to
have the right tools and/or procedures for getting your books into
the Amazon, Barnes & Noble's, and Apple systems. Linux can help
you do that. Let's take a look at 10 Linux tools that can help your
get your book into the market."