Most ebook formats feel like they’ve been designed and coded by someone who’s never read an eBook, let alone written one. Not only has Dave Bricker written novels and a memoir, The Blue Monk, but he has published them on his own platform. In this week’s Author Pitch, he tells us about what he’s done that warranted chronicling and how that changed the way he lives his life.
South Florida Business Journal, Jun 23, 2014, 11:05am EDT
A new e-book self-publishing software developed in Miami is giving authors more ownership over their books and where they’re published.
PubML, short for publishing with HTML, allows users to … Read Entire Article
Joel Canfield posted a nice writeup of PubML on his blog Someday Box. Joel always offers useful, practical advice for aspiring writers, and he’s a master of “short and sweet.”
TheWorldsGreatestBook.com – May 27, 2014: The PubML® eBook platform combines a web-based eBook format with book design guidance and publishing expertise. EBook publishing is no longer a chore or an insurmountable technical challenge. PubML’s® holistic approach educates, empowers, and inspires writers and publishers.
The PubML® eBook format (Publishing with HTML) enables beautiful, rich media eBooks to be delivered where they should be—through your web browser. PubML® eBooks combine elegant typography with reflowable, paginated text, and they offer a “third stream” alternative to proprietary bookstores and proprietary eReader devices.
Read more at: http://theworldsgreatestbook.com/pubml-web-based-ebooks/
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MIAMI, May 15, 2014 – A re-envisioned publishing platform is positioned to radically change eBook publishing by empowering authors to write, design, and sell books on the open web. Readers enjoy an enhanced viewing experience, free of limitations imposed by eReader devices.
<PubML>® has three components: a web-based eBook platform, a suite of over-the-top publishing tools, and an educational resource that covers writing, publishing, and book design. David Bricker, a Miami-based web developer, graphic designer, educator, and author, created <PubML>® based on his experiences with publishing, traditional book design, and web design. His new platform offers elegant typography, rich media, and direct access to readers. <PubML>® bypasses the traditional “middlemen” associated with eBook production, sales, and distribution.
“<PubML>® is the organic foods section of the publishing marketplace,’” Bricker says. “It empowers writers and publishers to produce their own beautiful, engaging, rich media eBooks, and sell them directly to readers.”
<PubML>®’s publishing tools also export to ePub, the standard eBook format used by popular eBookstores. “Publishers naturally want to offer books through traditional vendors. <PubML>® offers an affordable, easy-to-use solution for producing quality eBooks.” Continue reading