This is nice!
Originally posted on TechCrunch:
As a middle-aged author of middling talent, I find myself often working on amazing book projects and finding no way to share them with the world. Formatting issues abound in many writing programs and it’s totes hard for me to grok the difference between PDFs, mobis, and ePubs. That’s why PressBooks is so important.
The program, created by publishing innovator Hugh McGuire, is a WordPress plugin that makes it easy to upload and publish a long-form piece of fiction or non-fiction. You create the front matter, add a cover page, and then flow in your chapters. Each chapter gets its own WordPress page complete with comments, and readers can download the entire book in almost any XML-compliant format.
“We’ve been relatively quiet on marketing, and have been focusing on trying to get something users love. We think we are there now, with a whole revamp of the code, and improvements…
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