Pronoun accepts .docx files and .epub files.
If you don’t have ebook files yet, you can use Pronoun to create them. Our platform converts .docx files into .epub and .mobi files, the ebook formats accepted by the major retailers. Once you have an edited Word document formatted to our guidelines, you can create your book in minutes.
We recommend using Microsoft Word to format your manuscript, but you can use a different word processor—just be sure to save or export your manuscript as a .docx file.
You can also publish your own reflowable ebook files on Pronoun. If you upload an .epub file, we’ll run checks to make sure it meets retailer requirements. We'll also use it to create a .mobi file (the ebook format accepted by Amazon). It takes us a few minutes to run these checks and create your .mobi file.
If your epub fails any checks, you can use this validator to evaluate your file.
We welcome all genres.
Authors can use Pronoun to publish fiction, nonfiction, short stories, poetry, and more. Due to retailer restrictions, we aren’t able to publish public domain titles, game guides, or fan fiction at this time.
Our minimum word count is 2,000 words.
Or at least 10 images.
We create and publish reflowable books.
Reflowable books have dynamic layouts that adjust to different screens and reader settings. They’re best suited for text-based manuscripts, so our services may not be a good fit for books with heavy imagery and design elements (e.g., children’s picture books, photo books, graphic novels).
We don’t support fixed layout books, audio/video-enhanced books, or graphics-heavy books (like comics) at this time.
We currently only support books written in English.
We’re working on supporting additional languages soon!
After converting your manuscript, you can follow these instructions to open your ebook files on your PC, Mac, iOS device, Kindle, Nook, and/or Android.
You’re welcome to convert your manuscript to ebook files without distributing through Pronoun. After converting a manuscript, the ePub and Kindle files are yours to keep, regardless of whether or how you distribute them.