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DIYDay Lesson 22: Formatting Books for Print - How Not To Lose Your Everloving Mind

Hello all my fellow authors and followers! It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, so I thought I would post about something that is of immediate relevance to me, as I am formatting an entire series for print. 1,715 more words

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DIYDay Lesson 21: Graphics Editing - The Evolution Of A Book Cover

There are gifted individuals out there who can sit down at a brand new task and instantly excel at it. The rest of us learn by trial and error. 1,483 more words

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DIYDay Lesson 20: Author Websites

And we’re back! This time I thought I’d get into a little more detail of things like style, layout and content. Things every author should know and wield with impunity. 1,203 more words

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DIYDay Lesson 19: Excerpt Graphics

Another late post (sorry!!) but I wanted to get this info out there ASAP.

If you’re on any form of social media and following an author, you’ve seen excerpt graphics before. 1,104 more words

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DIYDay Lesson 18: How NOT To Write

When I began this series with the very first post, I told myself (and all of you) I would never tell you how to write. 1,053 more words

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DIYDay Lesson 17: Swag

Greetings and salutations! I know you’ve all been itching for more of these lessons, so I figured the next step on our DIY journey is author swag. 924 more words


DIYDay Lesson 16: Taking Care Of Business: Getting A Book Published


This lesson is one every author should know. We are artists at heart, which means we don’t often think about the business side of writing, but believe me, there is one. 2,071 more words

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