What ebook production problems are self-publishers facing?
Driven by curiosity (as always), I’ve just spend a large part of my lunch break browsing through various forums, trying to get a handle on what problems self-publishers are facing when they are creating their ebooks.
My impression is that, unlike what I expected from the work and challenges I face making ebooks for a traditional publisher, styling and formatting isn’t a major issue—formatting problems seem limited to edge cases. I’m assuming this is because most self-publishers are doing novels with very simple style needs.
The problems people seem to be facing, in no particular order: