Mastering Kindle Fixed Layout eBooks Joshua Tallent Chief eBook Architect @jtallent @askburnie

download Mastering Kindle Fixed Layout eBooks Joshua Tallent Chief eBook Architect @jtallent @askburnie

If you can't read please download the document

  • date post

    23-Dec-2015
  • Category

    Documents

  • view

    216
  • download

    2

Embed Size (px)

Transcript of Mastering Kindle Fixed Layout eBooks Joshua Tallent Chief eBook Architect @jtallent @askburnie

  • Slide 1
  • Mastering Kindle Fixed Layout eBooks Joshua Tallent Chief eBook Architect @jtallent @askburnie
  • Slide 2
  • What well be covering: The Basics Coding tips and suggestions Fixed Layout Childrens eBooks Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Manga Fixed Layout Non-fiction @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 3
  • The Basics @jtallent@askburnie Nicolas Suzor -- http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicsuzor/2554668884/
  • Slide 4
  • The Basics Solid coding practices save time, money, and frustration Most of you will probably try to use this workflow: Plan your code from the beginning Consistency is King: IDs and class names @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 5
  • The Basics Nest your tags...but they can swim. Gorillas cant swim... @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 6
  • The Basics Less is more (complex eBooks will not work well) Consider the size of text Remember there is no page zooming Embed your fonts (dont call iOS fonts) Use percentages, or have a consistent conversion process from pixels/ems @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 7
  • Childrens eBooks @jtallent@askburnie Cows Cant Jump, by Dave Reisman -- http://www.jumpingcowpress.com/
  • Slide 8
  • Childrens Fixed Layout eBooks Introduction: Functionality Spreads Magnification Limitations No Page Zoom No audio/narration No video @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 9
  • Demo @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 10
  • Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Manga @jtallent@askburnie MITLRproductions -- http://www.flickr.com/photos/81724558@N06/7485473674/
  • Slide 11
  • Kindle Comics Creator (KC2) Free, easy, and fast tool that allows authors and publishers to create comics, graphic novels, and manga for the Kindle platform You don't have to know HTML and CSS Coming Soon Not ready for public release kindle-publishing-tools-beta@amazon.com @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 12
  • Demo @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 13
  • Kindle Comics Creator (KC2) Things to Remember: -Always save your work on every page -Large files may take a long time to process @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 14
  • Non-fiction @jtallent@askburnie INZANOUTS Savannah -- http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008CFLXVU/
  • Slide 15
  • @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 16
  • Slide 17
  • Slide 18
  • Slide 19
  • Slide 20
  • Non-fiction Fixed Layout Not normally recommended Lack of zoom, different screen sizes, etc. If you do decide to make one, you will need to completely re-design your book Make it fit better in 16:9 aspect ratio Use the magnification feature well @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 21
  • Kindle E Ink Support @jtallent@askburnie
  • Slide 22
  • Slide 23
  • Slide 24
  • Slide 25
  • Slide 26
  • Slide 27
  • Slide 28
  • Slide 29
  • Slide 30
  • Slide 31
  • Slide 32
  • Slide 33
  • Slide 34
  • Slide 35
  • Q & A Joshua Tallent Chief eBook Architect joshua@firebrandtech.com 512-843-1322 www.ebookarchitects.com www.firebrandtech.com @jtallent // @ebookarchitects // @askburnie