How To Make an Ebook
The manual for making eBooks to read on PDAs is coming along. You can download and read the first five chapters.
These are draft chapters. Expect changes, alterations, deletions, additions. They are also large PDF fles. Please RIGHT CLICK AND SAVE AS. Do not open in your browser.
Chapter 1: Initial Formatting (~2.75 MB PDF)
Chapter 2: iSilo and iSilo X (~1.25 MB)
Chapter 3: eReader and eBook Studio (~1.5 MB)
Chapter 4: DropBook (~ 600 KB)
Chapter 5: Microsoft reader & MobiPocket Reader (~1.25 MB)
Sample Appendix (Keyboard Shortcuts) (~30 KB)
Still to come:
Chapter 6: ReaderWorks for Microsoft Reader
Chapter 7: MobiPocket Creator, Home Editon
Chapter 8: Plain Text and MakeDocW
Chapter 9: Project Gutenberg
Chapter 10: Troubleshooting
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Monday, February 27, 2006
Saturday, February 18, 2006
MobiPocket Reader Pro - Now Free
According to this post on the Mobi Support Forum, the Prop version of the mobi reader (formerly $20) is now free.
Here's the download link: http://www.mobipocket.com/en/DownloadSoft/DownLoadReaderStep1.asp
I haven't tried this yet - but I'll report any problems I encounter, if there are any.
Thursday, February 09, 2006
Sunday, February 05, 2006
CNN.com - Betty Friedan, philosopher of modern-day feminism, dies - Feb 4, 2006
Betty Friedan died today. Sarah Aldridge died in January. Soon - too soon - the pioneers of the Second Wave will all be gone.
Fight for your rights every day - don't let their work die as well.
Saturday, February 04, 2006
Ready Kids: Learn About Rex
OK - the American government is officially insane.
That crack about human-animal hybrids in the State of the Union speech was bad enough -- Bush made little Xenon cry and he'll be sorry -- but what the hell is with the gay mountain lion?
This Brokeback Mountain Lion is the new mascot of the Department of Homeland Security. Honest (and it cost over $9 million)
I feel oddly vindicated.