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Indie Author Spotlight – Laura Yirak

Delivered to Eternity, An Alesta the Vampire Book by Laura Yirak   In Alexandria, Scotland, Alesta finds herself in yet another “Soul” encounter. It is every vampire’s deepest desire to take life’s very essence. In her struggle she is brought back to very dark times.   There is William McKenzie, husband, lover, enemy, The Count,…


Indie Author Spotlight – David Gaughran

Let’s Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should by David Gaughran (Goodreads Author) 4.56  ·  rating details ·  16 ratings ·  7 reviews From Goodreads: “You won’t make any money from self-publishing.”  MYTH! The internet has revolutionized every business it has come into contact with, and publishing is no different. For the first…


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…