Blue View – DIY Passport Photos

Blue View – DIY Passport Photos

When we were gathering an immense amount of stuff for our visa applications, we found that the cost for passport photos was kinda steep. I figured that if the 12 year old kid in charge of the photo section at Walgreens could whip them out, how hard could it be? Maybe I could figure it all out for next time and save some money. As it turns out, it really is pretty easy to do it yourself.

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Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book, Part 4

Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book, Part 4

We’re making some progress now, and the hardest part – figuring out the style templates - is over. I’m now ready to take Marcie’s manuscript and reformat it into a presentable book format. First, however, I want to remove any previous formatting that might be embedded in the text. Then we’ll work on the images.

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Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book, Part 3

Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book, Part 3

I have two versions of each of our books – the printed version and the eBook version. The text itself is the same, but the presentation differs between the two. In the last Blue View, I talked about templates – what they are and why you might care. This week, I’ll talk a little about word processors, then we’ll get into the nitty-gritty about those templates, how to use them and how to customize them

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