Tag Archives: indie publishing

Embracing Obscurity

Uploading all my three books on Smashwords marked the end of my formatting  adventure. I left Smashwords for the end because I believed its style guide was complicated. It isn’t; it’s only written in an unnecessarily complicated manner, but once … Continue reading

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DIY Formatting? Not so Sure.

It’s been said over and over again that you should never edit your own book. After three months of preparing my three manuscripts for publishing, I’m not sure that self-formatting is a good idea either. Having said that, formatting isn’t … Continue reading

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Who was J. R. R. Tolkien’s writing coach?

My free seminar saga – the conclusion. But before that — I’d like to tell you I’m doing NaNoWriMo, for the first time ever, and I’m four days AHEAD of schedule. Steve Alcorn, my instructor from several Gale courses I’ve … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Night, formerly known as ‘Blind Date’

This September I had the opportunity to attend a free, three-day webinar on e-book publishing and marketing. Lots of things I heard made sense. I wanted to try some of the ideas. Revamping my novella, Blind Date, seemed like a good start. … Continue reading

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