Tag: ebook formatting

Steven King – On Writing

* BIGGEST NEWS OF THE WEEK:  THE HALLOWEEN COLLECTION IS FREE!!!! Click the cover to go download it at Amazon.  For FREE! I recently finished a little book called “On Writing” by Steven King. What an eye opener! I DID learn a few things.  Like passive language – had NO idea what that was until…


Revelations of the Week

Revelation #1 I am no longer going to actively seek book reviewers. What an awful process.  I do so much else trying to promote my books.  I’ve had several very unpleasant situations happen this week in regards to finding book bloggers to review my work.  As of now, I’m not actively seeking; if a book…


Smashwords Formatting for the Lazy, Pt. 5

All Paragraphs Are Not Created Equal ***Part 1***Part 2***Part 3***Part 4***Part 5*** You ABSOLUTELY CAN NOT use tabs in your Smashwords document.  Can’t do it.  Meatgrinder will puree your document and your readers will be wrinkling their noses at your epub saying, “This guy has NO idea how to format an ebook…” Also, do you…


Smashwords Formatting for the Lazy, Pt 4

End Matter Mayhem ***Part 1***Part 2***Part 3***Part 4***Part 5*** Do you want end matter?  I do.  I want my readers to have fingertip access to my other novels right as they’re finishing the book they’re reading and are riding the high of absolutely loving it (come on, we’re being optimistic here). So, if you’d like…


Smashwords Formatting for the Lazy, Pt 3.

Making your Baby ***Part 1***Part 2***Part 3***Part 4***Part 5*** You’ve got yer Styles, you’ve put Word put firmly in its place, and your document has been nuclearized within an inch of its life.  Now, for the heavy stuff. Make sure your entire Word document is currently under the “Normal” style setting.  If you turned off…