respect an author's hard work by refraining from stealing the
little they receive. Making a lot of profit off the publication
of a book is the exception, not the rule. The vast majority of
rich. Writing a novel often takes an author months or even years
of work and dedication for which they receive little
How do I know what format I need?
three of the most popular formats—but
which do you need?
* PDF is for
reading in Adobe Reader. Purchase this format if you intend to
read off your desktop or Netbook/laptop computer. This format
also works well on Kindle Fire.
* ePub is
quickly growing to be the most widely used eBook format. Use
this format for iPad, Sony Reader, iPhone, Kobo, NOOK, BeBook,
on your Desktop Computer and other eBook Readers.
* Prc and Mobi—both
of these formats are compatible
I'm not sure how to get my eBook onto my new reader. Can
you help me?
Follow these easy instructions!
For Kindle Fire:
1. Send an
email to your kindle address (which you used to register your
Kindle Fire) with the file as an
attachment. Files that are compatible are:
PDF, Prc, Txt, and Mobi. You can
locate your kindle address by tapping Docs
on the main screen.
2. Access the email account on your
Kindle and download attachment.
3. Wait about five minutes, tap the
settings gear in upper right corner of
your screen, then tap Sync.
4. Your book should become available
to view under the Docs tab. If not,
try step 2 again after 5 more minutes
and try again.
Download/save the eBook file to your documents.
2. Connect your Kindle to a computer
using the USB cable. Your Kindle device will appear in the same
location as external USB drives usually appear. For Windows
users, this is typically in the "Computer" or "My Computer"
menu. For Mac users, the drive will appear on the desktop.
3. Open the Kindle drive if it has not
done so automatically upon plugging in the USB cord. You will
see several folders inside, one of which will be named
"documents." This is the folder you will move the downloaded
4. Locate the downloaded eBook and copy
it into the documents folder. You can generally copy files by
clicking and dragging the file to the folder or by
right-clicking, copying and pasting.
5. Safely eject your Kindle device from
your computer and unplug the USB cable. Your book should now
appear on your kindle.
1. Save your ePub file to your computer
under your documents.
2. Plug in your NOOK into your computer
with the USB cable.
3. Windows will recognize the device.
Your NOOK device should appear in the same location as external
USB drives usually appear. For Windows users, this is typically
in the "Computer" or "My Computer" menu. For Mac users, the
drive will appear on the desktop. You can also right click on
Start, then Explore to locate this folder.
your eBook folder.
5. Find the My Documents folder in
your NOOK drive.
6. Click, drag and drop the eBook
into the My Documents folder or copy and paste.
7. Be sure to properly eject your
NOOK then unplug from computer.
9. On the NOOK do a Search For New
Content. Your new files should appear in the My Documents
Do you have an
eBook question that was not answered? Email
firstname.lastname@example.org for more