Google Docs to Markdown Converter: A Gateway Drug to Getting Your Books on LeanPub
Following in the footsteps of fellow ASQ Influential Voice John Hunter (who published Management Matters on LeanPub) — I’ve had the intention for the past couple years to write my next book using LeanPub too.
There’s only one problem: LeanPub requires that you prepare and format your book in Markdown. I know Markdown is not that hard, but in order to move forward with it, I would have to find at least a couple days without distractions to get my head into it and start flowing with that approach. With work and kid’s-school-schedule and my travel schedule, this has been darn near next to impossible.
Until today! I found an article that shows how you can convert Google Docs to Markdown using a simple script.
I haven’t tried it yet, but I am convinced this huge productivity booster will be the gateway drug to getting my books onto LeanPub.