Free eBook Formatting & Marketing Guides for Writers

This article, by Jason Boog, originally appeared on GalleyCat.

As self-published authors enter the eBook market, formatting has become more important than ever.

Indie authors don’t have the same support as a major publisher, so we’ve assembled a list linking to formatting guides for all the major eBookstores.

Follow the links below to access these free style guides…

1. Smashwords Style Guide (provides guidance for “major ebook retailers such as the Apple iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Sony, Kobo and Diesel”)

2. Amazon Kindle Publishing Guidelines (PDF link)

3. Barnes & Noble PubIt! Support & Resources Page

Read the rest of the article, which includes 7 more resources, on GalleyCat. Also be sure to scan the comments section, where many indies are sharing similar resources of their own.

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