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Call for Submissions – Jingle Spells

In my spare time (what little I have of it), I run an ebook and print-on-demand formatting business. CyberWitch Press is almost five years old and has been the second love of my life beyond writing for as long. Now, I’m branching out into publishing short fiction anthologies! My first anthology call for submissions is…


Guest Post – Christine DeMaio-Rice

I have quite a few regular clients for formatting, and they’re all pretty rockin’.  One of the aspects I’ve truly, truly enjoyed about building the CyberWitch business is the fact that I’ve found some great relationships in the people I work for.  I recently posted Dani Amore’s Indie Chicks post–she’s one of those clients.  Today’s…


I Burned My Bra For This? -Guest Post by Cheryl Shireman

I Burned My Bra For This? One Woman’s Fantasy   By Cheryl Shireman   I’m a Baby Boomer. Which means that I remember bell-bottoms, Happy Days, and having only three channels on the television. I played Donny Osmond albums on a record player. My parents watched Gunsmoke, and on Sunday nights we all watched The…


The Temple at Pixel of Ink

The Temple is being featured today at Pixel of Ink, one of the largest bargain book blogs. SQUEE!!!


Day 3 of my Samhain Blog Tour!

Today, I’m visiting at Anna’s Book Blog!  The post is My Funniest Halloween Memory.  If you stop by and leave a comment of YOUR funniest Halloween memory, you could win a copy of my ebook, The Temple!


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 2.

Creating Word Styles ***Part 1***Part 2***Part 3***Part 4***Part 5*** Smashwords’ Meatgrinder doesn’t recognize a lot of stuff that you may use in Word.  Do you center your chapter headings?  Your **** breaks?  They aren’t going to be centered when Meatgrinder gets through with it.  That baby just spits it right out all Left Justified and…


Smashwords Formatting for the Lazy, Pt 1.

***Part 1***Part 2***Part 3***Part 4***Part 5*** Does the Smashwords formatting guide make you want to pull ALL of your hair out while you run around the house screaming curses in Mark Coker’s name?  (Don’t do that, he’s a fantastic, helpful guy and offers a wonderful service through Smashwords—we’re talking killer customer service, here.) Well, the…


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