National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo or Nano, gets novelists and potential novelists moving on a rough first draft at least 50,000 words long.
Archives for October 2015
I’ve worked with several clients who have been lured, hooked and now are sinking. The cause: a publishing predator is in their midst, a subsidy publisher.
Roy Friedlander, Self-Publishing, and Finding Your Destiny explores personal history to mine lessons we can use today
Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #61 including Mark Coker, Belinda Pollard, KM Weiland and many more
What should the basic elements of your author website be if your website is dedicated to your books? There are zillions of posts on the Internet that will tell you what your website should look like but does all that advice meant for businesses and twenty-something entrepreneurs apply to you?
Welcome to the e-Book Cover Design Awards. This edition is for submissions during September, 2015. This month we received: 115 covers in the Fiction category 14 covers in the Nonfiction category Guest Judge I’m very pleased to welcome Thomas McGee to The Book Designer as a co-judge this month. Thomas McGee is a professional Graphic […]
November is almost here and that means NANOWRIMO and WNFIN (a.k.a. NaNonFiWriMo). Are you participating? Whether you’re writing a book in November or whenever else you can find the time, the articles below may help you when you publish and promote it. Debbie Young on ALLi Blog Production: When’s the Best Time to Design Your […]
Preparing Images for Your e-Book by David Kudler explains how to clean up your images to prepare them for ebook conversion and the differences between the image files you want to use in an ebook and ones you’re going to get printed on paper.
Hermann Zapf, A Legendary Type Designer of Palatino, Optima, Melior, Zapfino and Zapf Dingbats along with some history
Blogs for Self-Publishers, October 3 – 9, 2015 including Ruth Ann Nordin, Lindsay Buroker, Sandra Beckwith, Nina Amir and Bryan Cohen