About a year ago, I finally decided that it was time to quit dreaming and start writing fiction. As with most of my endeavors, I learned as I went: I honed my writing skills, and learned how to edit my own work as well as utilize graphics programs, such as Photoshop and Gimp. Eventually, I published my own ebook.
The ebook market is constantly shifting, and many publishers now offer e-publishing as part of their print marketing packages, which adds a whole new layer of complexity to the process. However, if you forgo the print market, creating and publishing an ebook can be quite simple.