Updated September 2023

Ebook Development.

Contract ebook Development

As an ebook developer I convert supplied text or InDesign files into well-formed ebooks for publication, both fixed and reflowable, with a focus on accessibility.

Standard Ebooks

I currently sit as an editor at the Standard Ebooks project . What started as a sideline project producing open source, public domain ebooks has evolved into participating as a core contributor as the project gains steam. I currently produce 4–6 ebooks/year as well as act a reviewer for others’ projects.

The process

By taking existing open-source transcriptions from sources like etc. that are in the public domain, Standard Ebooks’ aim is to produce quality editions through the process of applying thoughtful typography, high-quality markup, editorial standards and a specialized style guide. The addition of current ebook semantic and web standards in the construction process then creates a more accessible and future proof document.

Using a series of custom tools the text is corrected and standardized, redesigned, proofread again and finally issued on the Standard Ebook website in multiple formats as Public Domain texts. The system allows regular maintenance and updates after publication by both the original producer and the community at large.

My Standard ebook titles

The Prisoner Of Zenda
Anthony Hope

The Airlords Of Han
Philip Francis Nowlan

Stand By For Mars
Carey Rockwell

Major Barbara
George Bernard Shaw

Six Characters In Search Of An Author
Luigi Pirandello

George Bernard Shaw

Our American Cousin
Tom Taylor

Henrik Ibsen

The Second Mrs Tanqueray
Arthur W Pinero

The Tragical History Of Doctor Faustus
Christopher Marlowe

The Alchemist
Ben Jonson

Short Fiction
Mack Reynolds

William Carlos Williams

The Merry Wives Of Windsor
William Shakespeare

Henry V
William Shakespeare

Jeeves Stories
P G Wodehouse

School Stories
P G Wodehouse

The Playboy Of The Western World
J M Synge

The Gods Of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Hairy Ape
Eugene O’Neill

Ukridge Stories
P G Wodehouse

Green Meadow Stories
Thornton W. Burgess

Green Forest Stories
Thornton W. Burgess

The Way of the World
William Congreve

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime and Other Stories
Oscar Wilde

Children's Stories
Oscar Wilde

The Duchess of Malfi
John Webster

Mrs. Dalloway
Virginia Woolf

The School for Scandal
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Women and Economics
Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The Life of Buffalo Bill
William F. Cody

The Life of Olaudah Equiano
Olaudah Equiano

Short Fiction
P G Wodehouse


The Jew of Malta
Christopher Marlowe

The Country Wife
William Wycherley

Dangerous Liaisons (Les Liaisons dangereuses)
Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

Golf Stories
P G Wodehouse

She Stoops to Conquer
Oliver Goldsmith

The Conscious Lovers
Richard Steel

To the Lighthouse
Virginia Woolf

Elmer Gantry
Sinclair Lewis

Virginia Woolf