Self publishing 18: formatting

Self publishing 18: formatting

For my next instalment of this series on self-publishing I am going to look at formatting. Once you have your manuscript finished, edited, proof-read and polished to perfection you then need to make it look as good as it can for publishing. And you need to choose if...
“What if…” and a book launch

“What if…” and a book launch

One of the most useful questions to a writer is the question, “what if”. What if the world was green, or vampires were real, or you could travel through time. The whole of fiction is based on asking how things would work if the way the world works was...
Comparing baking to writing & a book launch

Comparing baking to writing & a book launch

One of the things I enjoy doing is cooking. I love baking, and making meals from scratch. My Mum us an awesome cook, and growing up we were privileged to  have good quality and varied food, which is something I emulate in my family. But I never really started cooking...
Self publishing 2 – improving

Self publishing 2 – improving

In the previous post in this series I wrote about the importance of sitting down to write. You can’t succeed self publishing books if you have nothing to publish. As well as writing, and the pure drive to get words on the page, you need to be looking to improve...

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