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So I am writing my first book....hope you all like a good sunken treasure adventure.
What would be the most common way to get books offshore today kindle? amazon? or other ones.....or a paperback?
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Re: sailing/adventure book

Write it in plaintext, any editor.

Do your layout / formatting using Calibre software, can then export to Kindle, epub, PDF, html+css and more.

Do the chapters one at a time, trial export as you go to all the target formats, in case you find a glitch or two.

Can also send to print-on-demand fulfillment if anyone wants a dead trees version.
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So I am writing my first book....hope you all like a good sunken treasure adventure.
What would be the most common way to get books offshore today kindle? amazon? or other ones.....or a paperback?
Most common for us, the past 30 years, has been in book trades. Some of these books are wibbly with water intrusion.

For new cruisers? I expect e-books probably the best way, although I may stick to paper books for the rest of my time here. I like to hold them and turn pages. Sorry.

Ann

PS. Sunken treasure is good, especially with charts and maplets.
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