***Before you use this guide, format your document following the guidelines set forth the E-Book Basic Formatting Guide found on www.twainwannabe.blogspot.com under the resources section. Follow more specific Kindle Publishing Guidelines at https://kdp.amazon.com/self-publishing/help. Also visit the Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Forums (http://forums.kindledirectpublishing.com/kdpforums/forumindex.jspa).
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6. Select your book cover and click "Update" to save your cover. Click on 'metadata' and insert that info.
7. Select "Build" from the Menu.
8. On the Build page, click "Build."
Once complete, this message will appear: Build Finished. Next, click the circle next to "Open folder containing eBook" and select "OK." The file will be in PRC (or .prc) format and open in your My Documents\My Publications folder. Your book will be located here for future reference. This PRC file is what you will upload into the Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP).
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Once installed, open the application, click "File" and then "Open Book" to browse and select your eBook. Choose the .prc file mobipocket created.
If you determine further changes to your book are required, re-open your .doc file to make edits. Follow the steps to save as html, the use MobiPocket Creator to re-build your eBook. Save the new PRC file and then re-open it with the Kindle Previewer to confirm the changes.
Log in to your Kindle Direct Publishing Account (create one if you have not, already), go to your 'bookshelf' and click on 'add new title'
(Note: Uploading your book content file may take some time if it is a full length novel.)
Don't forget to make good use of your Amazon Author Central Profile.