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Free-to-use, high quality photography for ebook covers and more

Posted by on Jan 10, 2015 in Blog Posts, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Free-to-use, high quality photography for ebook covers and more

It’s been a busy start to the new year, which I appreciate but means that blogging has taken a backseat to writing, editing, etc. When I get really busy, I often find that lists are a simple way to keep me in the blogging groove.  Writers, especially self-published writers, often need to find excellent images for their covers and websites–but on a budget. Luckily, the Internet (and some stunningly talented artists!) provides. Here are 8 websites offering images that are public...

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Where You Can Get the Starter Guide for Professional Writers

Posted by on Feb 27, 2014 in Blog Posts, Editing, Uncategorized, Work and Career, Writing | 0 comments

Where You Can Get the Starter Guide for Professional Writers

I’m happy to announce that¬†The Starter Guide for Professional Writers is now available at most online retailers! The Starter Guide for Professional Writers contains everything to know so that you can begin earning money for your writing. Ten chapters address every stage of writing, revising, releasing, and promoting your first (or second, or third) published story, including what you need to:¬† Defeat writer’s block and finish your story Revise to make the strongest manuscript...

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The Starter Guide for Professional Writers is Complete! Completely Complete!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in Blog Posts, Editing, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Starter Guide for Professional Writers is Complete! Completely Complete!

After a grueling morning formatting session, I am pleased to announce that the Starter Guide for Professional Writers has been submitted to CreateSpace for approval and will be going to the Kindle Store, Smashwords, and Omnilit within the next few days. I’m mostly exhausted, but also pretty pleased. Because of a number of illustrations among the text, I have to do the ebook formatting very carefully–wish me luck! But the print files are as clean as I can make them, and no errors...

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Print-on-Demand Formatting for Better Royalties

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Blog Posts, Editing, Featured, Uncategorized, Work and Career, Writing, Writing Advice | 0 comments

Print-on-Demand Formatting for Better Royalties

CreateSpace is one of the most popular POD (print-on-demand) choices for self-publishing authors and small presses. Each time a book is ordered through Amazon or another retailer, CreateSpace prints the book and ships it. Each month, CreateSpace sends the author accrued royalties, after it takes its printing and distribution costs. The author doesn’t need to worry about managing an inventory of unsold books-all one needs to do is write the book and upload it with proper formatting. And...

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