Formatting your Word Doc for eBook conversion

Inserting images

Preparing your manuscript for conversion to eBook. We are often asked how to convert a Word doc to eBook files. There are many free and accessible programmes that can help you to do this, or you can enlist the help of a conversion company like eBook Partnership. Whether you are undertaking … [Read more...]

“Why do you offer 100% royalties?”

Fair question. I have been surprised by the number of people who have asked since we changed our Distribution packages, and introduced commission free eBook distribution for authors. Some have a slightly suspicious tone, and some are downright concerned for us (including the lovely Rachel Abbott … [Read more...]

Apple looking for Breakout Books

breakout books

I am often asked how a newly published eBook from an independent author, can get some marketing help from the retailers. This is not an easy question to answer; the retailers all operate in different ways, and it can seem as though traditionally published books are the only titles to be recognised … [Read more...]

Author Lee Chambers talks Twilight and KDP Select results

booboo and the Book

The Pineville Heist started out as an award-winning screenplay by Lee Chambers and Todd Gordon and is also a novel adaptation converted by ebookpartnership.com. The book is now a #1 thriller on Amazon. The Pineville Heist is a fun story about a high school student that witnesses a murder, ends up … [Read more...]

From Master Chef to Mystery and Suspense – David Evans, Self Published Author

Sour Grapes - cover

David Evans is accustomed to hard work, and long hours. Perfect preparation for the life of a self published author! David has written two novels so far, Bitter Taste and Sour Grapes. Tell us about life before your writing career. I apprenticed in Switzerland and held the Executive Chef position … [Read more...]

Selling your eBook on Waterstones

Waterstones eBooks

This post explains what you need if you want to self-publish your eBook to Waterstones. If you would prefer to let us take care of listing your title(s) on Waterstones.com please visit our Waterstones eBook Distribution page. We have been working with Waterstones for some time now, and it is … [Read more...]

Amazon KDP Select, will you enrol?

kdpselect

KDP Select is becoming a hot topic for self published authors. The decision to commit your eBook to Amazon on an exclusive basis, can have an effect on both sales, and sales ranking elsewhere, and therefore needs careful consideration. So, here are some basic facts, and links to more information, … [Read more...]

Dougie Brimson on how eBooks re-ignited his passion for writing – Friday’s Q&A

Dougie Brimson

The growth of the eBook market is encouraging many writers to dust off earlier titles and launch them into the online marketplace. We work with several authors who now own the rights to previously published books, and wish to relaunch the books as eBooks. They retain control of the distribution, and … [Read more...]

Meet Kerry Wilkinson – Friday’s Q&A

Kerry Wilkinson - number one bestselling author

eBook publishing continues to evolve rapidly, and since we began eBook Partnership in 2009, we have seen some fantastic stories of self-publishing success. One thing is clear - there is no fixed formula that you can follow to ensure instant sales, but there are many ideas, tips and case studies … [Read more...]

Great News from Amazon and Kobo for Children’s Picture Book Authors and Publishers.

Kobo Vox Tablet

A new file format for Kindle and Kobo’s new Vox tablet to offer Read-Aloud like Apple. In the space of twenty-four hours eBook publishing for authors and publishers of children’s picture books, graphic novels and coffee-table books has suddenly become a much more exciting prospect, due to the … [Read more...]