Fear.Less Magazine – May 2011 Issue on EPUB and Kindle

Seh Hui Leong


For the longest time, I’m curious of how e-books are created – and wondered how much effort does it take to create one.

So to satisfy my curiosity, I took the latest issue of Fear.Less magazine and worked on it, since I hate reading PDFs from Kindle (it’s a totally horrible experience). Since Calibre did a horrible job in converting it (due to the complex layout), I used the output from Calibre and worked everything by hand. And here’s the end results!

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On creating the e-book

For starters, EPUB is indeed a glorified zip file with HTML, CSS, images and some metadata files. And since it’s HTML, it’s all about learning the quirks and …

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