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How I wrote my book using Markdown, Pandoc, and a little help from the internet

Did I mention recently that I just wrote a book? I hope you’re not tiring of the self-promotion here and on my social media feeds, but I’m very happy with how the book turned out, and I want as many people as possible to get their hands on it. I had a great experience researching and writing this book. But when I started, I had no experience at all with the process of actually writing a book. I had to do a lot of research not only on things like cognitive psychology and pedagogical practices, I also had to figure the technical process of putting a book together.

With a project this complex, it turns out that you can’t just open up a word processor and start typing. There are issues to consider that don’t have a single right answer, and I had to figure out a way to deal with


 

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