on The Book Designer:
A few months back, I wrote a review of the online ebook conversion tools available through the major retailers and aggregators. Someone reminded me, recently, that I’ve forgotten one easily accessible tool for converting Word documents into ebook format: Google Docs!
I’ll say this up front: as has been true for most of the tools I’ve tested, it doesn’t do a particularly great job of handling anything particularly complex. But it can in fact create a workable ePub3 file. There are a couple of surprises that go along with it.