Monthly Archives: June 2011

Formatting Your Book

Okay. You’ve written your book. You’ve had it edited and polished, now what? If you have decided to self-publish, you need to format your book. Ebooks come in many different formats. Kindles use .mobi files, Nook, Kobo, Apple and Sony … Continue reading

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Concept, Concept, Concept!

Do you have a concept for your story? Do you know what a concept is? It isn’t an idea… that is merely the seed that may sprout into a concept. It may help you to phrase your concept as a … Continue reading

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Plan or Wing It?

You may have heard a lot about writers who wing it… they write as they go, without any planning. Called seat-of-your-pantsers, or pantsers for short, some of them really bring it. Their stories unfold like a blooming rose, with all … Continue reading

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How Well Do You Know Your Characters?

Characters are your story. They plan the subplots and drive the plot through their mistakes and their moments of brilliance. So how well do you know them? You want your characters to be memorable. You want your readers to understand … Continue reading

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