I love it when my IBPA magazine arrives. I know that it will have at least one thing that will help my business grow stronger. The January 2015 magazine was no exception. When I read “Assessing the Outlook for Bookstores” by Linda Carlson, it confirmed what I already knew. I wasn’t alone in my love […]
It’s November and that means NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). If you are like me, this free source (donations recommended) is a wonderful challenge to write a 50,000 word novel between November 1-30. I have written two YA novels through this event and plan to get a good chunk of my third done. Smashwords, in […]
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Was pleasantly surprised this morning — Sigil ebook editor has updated to 7.4 (both mac and Windows). After a startling announcement of Sigil being on life support in September it appears the ebook editor program has gotten a new lease on life. From the Sigil Development Blog: Sigil 0.7.4 Released This is a small maintenance […]
There have been a couple changes to Amazon including Kindle cover requirements, book descriptions and sales reports. Kindle Cover In August, I noticed that Kindle required uploaded Kindle covers to be at least 1000 pixels on the long side. I recently updated my eBook Formatting and Publishing Guide, and was required to upload a properly […]
I got this in the email today and thought Lulu’s offer was fantastic. (if legit with no strings attached). I signed up and we’ll see what happens next month. In the mean time… Every year in the month of November, hundreds of thousands of writers take the NaNoWriMo challenge – to finish a 50,000-word novel […]