Independent publishers can save thousands of dollars by producing their EPUB files in-house. It’s not always simple, though. There are tools and tricks to use to yield the best possible EPUB3 and MOBI files. In this workshop, you’ll learn to export good-looking, valid, and accessible ebooks from your InDesign layouts.
Date: Friday, March 13, 2020, 10am – 6pm
Location: 1140 Broadway, New York (also available via video conference)
Instructor: Kevin Callahan, proprietor of BNGO Books
Free to dues-paying members of IPC or CLMP; $150 for all others
6-hour class (plus lunch and breaks)
Attendance options: in person or via video conference
1-2 hour followup phone conference a week later
This session will cover how to use InDesign’s built-in features, along with some scripts, to export a valid, accessible EPUB3 ebook. Other topics we’ll cover:
What is an EPUB?
Create a MOBI
To streamline the learning process, we’ll all work with a document sent out prior to the class. Please have it ready to go on your computer.
In addition, we’ll work with the following free utilities. (Links will be sent before the class so you can download and have them ready to go.)
What you’ll need to participate:
Kevin Callahan is the proprietor of BNGO Books in New York. He’s been deeply involved in ebook development after years in book design and production. Among the publishers he has consulted with and created ebooks for are Scholastic, the Associated Press, and Lee & Low Books. He’s given training to small and large groups at webinars and conferences in the U.S. and Canada, and has written extensively for InDesign magazine and epubsecrets.com.
Workshop will be available in person (20 max. capacity) and via video conference.
Registration is first come, first served. Registrants beyond capacity will be placed on the waitlist.
IPC and CLMP members will be given priority for in-person attendance.
Invoice will be sent upon confirmation. Payment or membership required to confirm attendance.