Hey Indie! How Not to Get Overwhelmed

How to Not Get Overwhelmed: ISBNs

Sorry there's been such a delay in getting on to the next chunk of this indie publishing break down! Life has been full. But you might be struggling with this whole ISBN business. I want to help you as much as I can. Here in the US, we have to buy our ISBNs (International Standard… Continue reading How to Not Get Overwhelmed: ISBNs

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Video: Basic Setup Process of a Book on Createspace

I know it's been too long since I last touched on this great series: How Not to Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing, but life hasn't slowed down all summer long! 🙂 I've finally got a video tutorial put together for you on the basics of setting up a Createspace account and first book for publishing.… Continue reading Video: Basic Setup Process of a Book on Createspace

Author & Blogger How To, Questions People Ask

How to Add a Cool Image Widget to Your WP Sidebar or Footer

A friend asked for directions on how to add a Blog Battle widget to their blog, and I figured since I'd already typed of the instructions I might as well share them on my blog too. This is a quick tip I just typed up. I might add screenshots later, but I think this is… Continue reading How to Add a Cool Image Widget to Your WP Sidebar or Footer

Author & Blogger How To, My Writing Journey

How to Add a Category to Your Menu on WP

I know there are so many different and fun things to do to make your blog/website amazing on WordPress and one thing that's super helpful is if you have certain Categories (e.g. "Blog Battle" or "My Stories" or "Author Advice" or whatever). See, I've categorized this post as "Author & Blogger How To" because it… Continue reading How to Add a Category to Your Menu on WP

My Writing Journey

Texting Conversations in Writing: What’s the best format?

I was reading a great post on Dan Alatorre’s blog today, 3 Ways to Show a Text Conversation . . . that was talking about how to write text messaging in our manuscripts. He presented several ways of accomplishing it, but after some research and feedback he felt only one was a truly worthwhile way. The… Continue reading Texting Conversations in Writing: What’s the best format?