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Smashwords is an ebook self-publishing and distribution platform.

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Does Smashwords work better with Microsoft-generated .doc file input than LibreOffice's version?

I have a technically uninteresting HTML file which I opened and saved as .doc (Smashwords' preferred format). I received the following in an autogenerated email: EpubCheck result: Failed! Repair ...
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Natural calamity versus natural disaster

What is the difference between the terms Natural Calamity and Natural Disaster? They both seem to be the same but I could see there might be subtle nuances between the two words which make them ...
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How to add a calibre bookmark txt to manifest

I converted my docx into a epub file using Calibre but Smashwords is saying that the META-INF/calibre_bookmarks.txt file is not listed in the manifest. Below is their full explanation. Does anyone ...
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Is there a fair price for an ebook?

What is the cost of an ebook? What criteria should I use to decide a fair price when the price is left up to me. How can I be fair to the seller and to myself? Several sites offers ebooks, often as ...
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What is the best tool for Smashwords submission?

I am planning to write couple of free ebooks for the benefit of the community. Can anyone please suggest me a good tool for smashwords compatibility?
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Publishing blog posts as an ebook at Smashwords

Is publishing an ebook through Smashwords allowed if the ebook consists of nothing more than blog posts you've originally written? For example, a collection of "Best of" posts with no extra material. ...