Getting a book published through the traditional mainstream publishers these days is a nearly impossible task. But now you can circumnavigate the industrial-entertainment-complex and use the iPhone as a distribution platform for your free ebook.*
My novel Warrior (an action/adventure set in Ancient Greece) spent years languishing in the hands of literary agents in New York. I finally took matters into my own hands and self-published it as an iPhone/iPod touch ebook app. In less than a week I had over 2,000 downloads for my free app and was in the top ten along with The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Secret Garden and The Bible.
This instructable takes you through the process of creating the assets that an ebook app developer will need to upload your book to the iTunes app site.
Visit www.warriorthenovel.com for more information about my ebook and how to download it.
*(Note: If you want to charge for your ebook you will have to go through the process of becoming your own app developer through Apple; and you will have to find an ebook app reader developer who will license their software to you as a developer. This whole process can be extremely expensive.)