How to Make an eBook Using Calibre

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On the subject of selling eBooks from your website, in addition to offering them in PDF format, it’s nice to be able to offer your readers books in the formats of their choice, including Mobi and ePub. Apart from the sales point of view, you might simply want to put a book together for your own pleasure – to send to your friends and family just for fun. The way to do this quickly is with the free Calibre software, so I want to show you easy it is.

I’ve often mentioned what a great little tool Calibre is for us Indie writers. Together with Amazon’s free Kindle for PC downloadable app, Calibre can be a major help in spotting those typos and grammar gremlins in the editing process. Apart from that though, it’s a library in itself, where you can store any digital books that you like. Like those…

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4 thoughts on “How to Make an eBook Using Calibre

    David Prosser said:
    June 4, 2015 at 4:51 pm

    Thanks so much Sweet Jo.Very helpful.
    xxx Massive Hugs xxx

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    Yayo said:
    June 4, 2015 at 6:33 pm

    Most helpful. Thank you.

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    mgill0627 said:
    June 5, 2015 at 5:20 am

    Thank you Jo. That was great.

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    D.G.Kaye said:
    June 9, 2015 at 9:20 pm

    Thanks for sharing this great info Jo! There is so much to keep learning in this business, and I get so much out of reading blogs like yours. I use Calibre to read epub books that are gifted to me, but I wasn’t aware I could convert them to mobi.
    I’m also wondering if we download our files to our own self published books, is it okay to send a file this way as a gift for example, if we were offering a free giveaway promo, instead of gifting through Amazon for our own books and having to pay for it?

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