Lately there has been quite a bit of chatter about the possibility of Amazon flagging books for spelling errors. Friend and author/editor, Diane Tibert, has written a great article on the importance of using the Kindle Previewer before downloading your book to self publish.
In her article, you will note that all ‘misspelled’ words are not always misspelled. You may, for example, be writing in British English, or perhaps using a new made up word for your fiction book which Amazon may not recognize. These types of ‘typo’ flags can be ignored.
Have a look at Diane’s article below for some detailed help on downloading your book and viewing it in the Kindle Previewer.
“Last week—while discussing Amazon’s warning about spelling mistakes and bad formatting for eBooks published on their site—I realised not everyone is completing all the steps necessary to upload and publish a book.
Book title, author’s name, tags, description and the other items on the Kindle publishing page are important, but the two check points before you hit “Publish” are equally important.
These check points are Kindle Spell Check and Preview Your Book. . .” Continue Reading