Tutorial: Ebook Formatting

Tutorial: Ebook Formatting

Last week I did a video on formatting your manuscript for CreateSpace, so this week I decided to follow-up by creating a similar walkthrough illustrating how to create .mobi (Kindle) and .epub files. Soon (according to Mark Coker, within weeks) we will be able to upload epub files to Smashwords rather than using the meatgrinder. I’m pretty excited about this, because I’m planning to...

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Formatting for CreateSpace

Formatting for CreateSpace

Being an independently published (aka self-published) author is sometimes overwhelming. There’s so much to learn, such as how to do (or hire) cover art, how to format for all the many types of ebooks, how to format for print, blogging, social media, interviews, distribution, marketing, getting reviews, how to choose effective paid advertising, how to choose the most effective price point… it...

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Druid Lords Available Now

Druid Lords Available Now

So, it was an exciting weekend, partly because, for once, I’m ahead of schedule. I’d originally planned to release Druid Lords on December 14th, but I somehow managed the writerly equivelent of catching every light green on the way home from work. I announced it Friday night to my newsletter audience, but in the event you missed out over the weekend, here are the relevant links! Buy...

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The Naked Writer Project

The Naked Writer Project

Author Silvia Hartmann has decided to do something interesting and brave called The Naked Writer Project. She’s doing something that I can’t imagine doing: writing a book publicly. Yes, if you want, you can go to her GoogleDocs page and see her work in progress and subscribe to her Facebook feed to be notified of when she’ll be typing away. Now, I don’t think she’s...

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Falling Into Autumn

Falling Into Autumn

What? It’s September? How in the name of holy frijoles did that happen? If I’ve been quiet on the blog (and there’s really no ‘if’ about it), it’s because I’ve been working up a storm. Actually, storm doesn’t even cover it. It’s been more of a tsunami of productivity. My first priority has been to make sure I’m doing everything I need...

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Enemy of the Fae is here!

Enemy of the Fae is here!

I’m tickled to announce that the official release day for ENEMY OF THE FAE has finally arrived! Before I get into horn-tooting and celebrating, though, let’s find out who won the free e-copies in my newsletter giveaway: NEWSLETTER GIVEAWAY WINNERS:   atst****@gmail.com(TN, USA) Bobby G. (PA, USA) dr.gee***@gmail.com (MP, India) Leslie A. (OH, USA) Len L. (UK) I’ve...

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