As an old sea dog who has worked on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier, I can tell you that this story is accurate and faithful to the facts. Malcolm Torres tells this tale in such a way that you really identify with the main character and his situation, and this is a very real situation. The danger of working on the flight deck is extremely present in this tale as it was those years ago when I worked 'on the roof' as we use to say.
This is a well written step-by-step guide to formatting your book for smashwords. I have not published yet, but after looking through this I assume it will work. However I do have some concerns about how complicated this is. It's 2016! Why do we have to put our book document through the 'meat grinder' when there are simple tools like Adobe PDF used by people all over the world?