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Set Your Clocks For Launch

Hi fans, friends and visitors,

Set your clocks for 24 hours from now (12:25am local South Australian time). I just finished the last slide (page) for the new graphic novel “Graham and Kaipo”. 182 more words

Paul G Day

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I'm already standing at the front of the queue at the UK online store to buy this book Paul 👍😃

Adopt A Story Part?

I came across a section in the Nanowrimo forums titled Adoption Society. Under this category were many adoptable story parts. It’s meant to help writers who need some inspiration or ideas. 441 more words

Writing

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LOST FOR INSPIRATION? This might be what you need 👍😃

Just Keep Writing...One Day You Will Win...

I woke up this morning to an email titled ‘Congratulations’, obviously it was junk. Except… I read on, just to be sure. I’ve been entering so many competitions there was just the tiniest iney weeny slither of hope that maybe, possibly, I could have won?? 239 more words

Writing

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CONGRATULATIONS TO SACHA

YAAAAYYYY :D

ReBlogging - What's That All About?

While you are building (or expanding) your platform, it’s a great time to polish, edit and add or delete whatever you want added to or deleted from your book. 723 more words

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Dan KNOWS what he's talking about here Folks... What have you got to lose and What have you got to gain. HAPPY (and wise) RE-BLOGGING :D

Top Ten Things Not to do When the Stock Market Goes Nuts

The inspiration for this list is last week’s volatility in the price of stocks. Although I was tempted to do almost all of them I refrained and kept myself under control. 689 more words

Fiction Favorites

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Wise Words from John

Apply them to your book sales as well :D

Hugo Part the Deux... Dude

My last post on the Hugo award was quite sprawling and I jammed about ten points in there without working it out.

One of the finer points of why the Hugo doesn’t ultimately matter as a barometer of anything other than mainly authors and a few insiders passing awards is this scenario. 969 more words

Science Fiction

How to Make Gradient Text (PhotoShop Tutorial)

GRADIENT TEXT

Making gradient text with Adobe PhotoShop may not seem as intuitive as it could be.

As I have the Adobe Creative Cloud, my tutorial will specifically show how to make gradient text using PhotoShop CC 2015, but it works similarly with other versions of Adobe PhotoShop. 297 more words

PhotoShop

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For the Photoshoppers among you :D