Are there ways to easily convert chapter-split books from popular fan-fiction sites into single e-book?

Of course, one can either manually download every one of 50+ chapters of a large fic by hand and copy/paste them together, or write some Perl code to scrape the contents of the site.

But I'm hoping someone already came up with pre-packaged solution for at least the most popular sites like FanFiction (if the general question is too broad, we can restrict it to the latter)

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You can use the GrabMyBooks Firefox extension. It can grab single web-pages and convert them to epub, or adding multiple pages as distinct chapters.

There is also a Calibre plugin called FanFictionDownloader, but I've never used it.

  • The former seems pretty manual (it doesn't advance to the next chapter by itself, right?). I'll try the plugin, thanks!
    – DVK
    Dec 21, 2013 at 17:29
  • Yes, you must manually add every single webpage. It's not specifically aimed at fanfiction sites but to general pages.
    – Sekhemty
    Dec 21, 2013 at 17:31

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