Chad Chelius

Chad Chelius

Sunday, 12:30 – 5:00 pm

Learn from an expert and get started on the right track! This half-day session provides a roadmap to EPUB production, mapping the path from preparation to publication and providing the tools you’ll need to navigate the rapidly changing EPUB landscape.

With a focus on reflowable EPUB, topics include:

  • Comparison of Reflowable and Fixed Layout EPUB
  • Essential resources for EPUB production
  • Anatomy of an EPUB: Cracking open the black box
  • EPUB validation
  • Setting sequence: anchored objects & the Articles panel
  • Image optimization guidelines
  • Understanding object export options
  • Creating a navigational TOC
  • Adding metadata
  • Creating cover images for EPUB, Kindle and iBooks
  • HTML & CSS basics for export tagging
  • A taste of GREP
  • Working with Scripts
  • EPUB export options
  • EPUB workflow checklist
  • To ISBN or not to ISBN
  • Converting your EPUB for Kindle
  • EPUB Aggregators and Retailers