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  1. Save Your Manuscript File

    Before you upload your manuscript file, make sure you save it in the right format with the correct ... uploading your book for publication. If you’ve already uploaded your manuscript file and received ... or elements that bleed to the edges of your pages, you must upload your manuscript as a PDF. No Bleed ... : If your book does not contain bleed, you can upload your manuscript as a PDF, DOC, DOCX, RTF, HTML ... : For Japanese, Hebrew, Latin or Yiddish, you can only upload PDF. File specifications Element Check

  2. Book Formatting

    , and cover design. During the upload, you’ll be able to preview your book and fix any errors before ... To publish a book with Kindle Direct Publishing, we recommend formatting your manuscript and cover ... with soft covers (i.e. not a hardcover). Things to consider when formatting include: trim size, margins ... adjustments to your cover, as needed. In most other areas, the formatting of your manuscript is the same ... type you’re using to upload as and how it converts into an eBook. View eBook formatting resources

  3. Topic 8 - Format Your Paperback Manuscript

    WHAT THIS TOPIC COVERS After reading this topic, you'll be able to: Choose a template for your ... paperback Customize the template Review your file and save it as a PDF that's ready to be uploaded ... covers book formatting. Later, you'll set rights and pricing (Milestone 4). HOW TO FORMAT A PAPERBACK ... . Review your file Before you upload your formatted file to KDP, make sure you've customized ... to customize the template, review the formatted file, and save it as a PDF, which you'll upload to KDP later

  4. Paths to Getting Your Content on Kindle

    is a fast, easy selfpublishing system for Amazon Kindle. Upload your content, enter sales copy ... . If you'd like to upload a PDF file for your book, preview it before you publish. If you see any ... the most recent version of Kindle Kids' Book Creator. Cover Creator You can use our free Cover Creator ... tool to design a cover for your eBook or paperback. The tool allows you to customize your cover ... with a variety of layouts and fonts. Cover Creator uses the book details you enter during title setup

  5. Merchandising Tips

    reader excitement by making sure your book stands out. Create a compelling cover. You want to create ... a cover that looks good as a full-sized image and also as a thumbnail, since Amazon shows thumbnail ... cover images in search results, automated merchandising, and detail pages. We recommend using our ... Cover Creator tool to design a compelling cover. Edit and proofread your book well. Books filled ... readers. Complete your author profile. Upload your picture in Author Central, add your biography

  6. Hardcover

    new ISBN for the hardcover edition of your book. You'll need to upload a new manuscript and cover ... format a hardcover cover file? Are you planning to release additional hardcover formats? Can I ... . This means your hardcover book will not have a dust jacket and the art is printed directly on the cover ... . Differences between paperback and hardcover Just as you did for paperbacks, you'll create covers ... manuscript fits both requirements, you can upload an interior file with the same measurements for both

  7. Topic 6 - Introduction to Book Design

    WHAT THIS TOPIC COVERS After reading this topic, you'll know: Why book design matters About common ... book interior and cover design elements About tools that can help you format your book easily ... and effectively How to transform your finished manuscript into a formatted file ready to be uploaded ... to KDP YOUR PROGRESSYou've completed Milestones 1 and 2. You've just started Milestone 3, which covers ... image on the cover. You open the book, and the font is too small and the text has formatting

  8. Topic 7 - Format Your eBook Manuscript

    . Now you're working on Milestone 3, which covers book formatting. Later, you'll set rights ... book, you'll save it as a .kcb and then a .kpf file. You'll upload the .kpf file to KDP later. TIP ... : After you upload your book, it will go through our content and quality review. If it doesn't pass our ... in the companion guide. Save your file in .kpf format. You'll upload this to KDP later. Go to Topic 9 to learn ... how to design your cover. Did this page answer your question? Yes | No The survey is hosted by Qualtrics, so you'll visit their site to fill it out.

  9. Kindle eBook Pre-Order

    Reporting and royalty List your eBook for pre-order Set up your eBook Upload your manuscript file Check ... for more pre-order listings as you release each eBook. Submission deadline. You must upload your final ... at the top of your book's setup pages (details, content, pricing). If you don't upload your manuscript ... submission. You have until the submission deadline to upload your manuscript file, but we encourage you ... to finish setting up your pre-order and upload the final version early in the event changes

  10. KDP Tools and Resources

    eBooks, paperbacks, and hardcover books. Upload files To update your manuscript and cover, go to your ... your manuscript and cover files. Learn more about uploading files. Update files To update your ... Contents Manuscript formatting resources eBook Paperback and hardcover Cover formatting resources ... Previewer tools eBook Paperback and hardcover Upload files Update files Manuscript formatting ... calculator Cover formatting resources For help formatting your cover, check out these resources: eBook

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