Now, a meditation on quiet moments that remind us of our own mortality. The things we see around us, our entire lives, form the web of life and the trap of death. Be alive now.
Archives for July 2010
When Is a Book Review Not a Book Review? Sometimes you have to ignore the design of a book, sometimes the content. The trick is knowing when, because you can’t expect business books to always be beautifully designed.
Attention Authors: Your Site Needs Help! by Deb Dorchak details the failings of many author websites, and how to fix them including advice on page width, fonts, colors and more.
The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing by Marilyn Ross and Sue Collier is an update of a self-publishing classic, and highly recommended. It provides a practical overview to the writing, publishing and selling of an author’s own book.
Getting Ready to Publish brings together links to articles about setting up your self-publishing company and becoming part of the indie publishing community.
The Beginner Mindset in Self-Publishing and how it can be an asset to learning a new field. A beginner knows how to ask questions, and can acquire the knowledge to pass along to other beginners, becoming a trusted guide.
This Week in the Writing and Self-Publishing Blogs, July 18 – 24, 2010 including posts by Mick Rooney, Henry Baum, Joe Konrath, Josh Jackson and Guy LeCharles Gonzalez.
How Prepared Are We For the Unexpected? The author meditates on the suddenness of dramatic events. When fires spread or earthquakes strike, you don’t have time to prepare.
Liz Castro’s EPUB Straight to the Point will revolutionize the creation of EPUB files for ebooks. Recommended for anyone who is planning to create their own ebooks, or anyone curious about how ebooks are put together.
Authentic Writing is the beginning of your journey to publish a book. Links to articles listed by topic, including Writing Practice and Inspiration, Books on Writing, and Writing Tools.