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EBook basics for authors (part 1: formatting)

March 13, 2013

Tags: ebooks, ePub, mobi, Kindle, formatting

Updated March 13, 2013. Original post appeared May 12, 2011.

Mobi and ePub are the two basic eBook formats
It's not enough to know which book you want to read; now you need to know which devices will read which books, with which features. At a tutorial on eBook basics organized by the Washington (DC) Biography Group, we learned that the main standard formats for eBooks are ePub (for most e-readers) and Mobi (the proprietary format read by Amazonís Kindle) (more…)