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Making your Own Ebook Part Seven – Finishing the Framework for the book


If you haven’t subscribed to this series yet, here it is. Sigh.
It’s fascinating! Nothing like clean copy.

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Now that you know how to set up the basics we can go through setting up the rest of the framework for the main pages so that you have a complete basic template to use for your E-books. Once you have a template all you will need to do is to replace the text and save under a different name and you are nearly ready to go.

Last time, we put in place one Chapter header and a Table of Contents. The TOC was set to display anything formatted with the Heading 1 Style. The next step is to put in place a few more chapters and then we can put in the “Front Matter” of Titles, Copyright page, etc. and do some final formatting before creating the Ebook.

If you are planning to do a number of books then you can save the final “blank” document as a template…

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I'm getting a little LONG in the tooth and have things to say about---ouch---AGEing. I believe it's certainly a state of mind but sometimes it's nice to hear that you're NORMAL. I enjoy reading by the truckload. I'm a grandma but I don't feel OLD although I'm not so young anymore. My plan is to stick it out as long as I can on this lovely planet and only will leave it kicking and screaming!

8 thoughts on “Making your Own Ebook Part Seven – Finishing the Framework for the book

  1. Wishing you a wonderful week, Tess. Hugs! 🙂


  2. Yikes, this is harder than it sounds! I’m still reading, though!


    • I like this part about Word, though haven’t mastered it all. Actually, the easier thing to do for the main manuscript is to copy a manuscript template in word. I don’t believe they have the rest of the pages necessary for a complete set of pages. 🙂


  3. Yes, it’s been a great series and I’ve bookmarked many of the posts!


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      All you need to bookmark is the last one. The links are always listed at the end. There should be at least a couple more additions. Glad you like this. Thanks to Sally Cronin, blog and her husband’s input.


  4. I think I’ll stick with PDF. There’s many free software programs that will create the PDF. From there I can convert to Epub and Kindle.