One of my annual New Year’s Resolutions for 2019 (and 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, etc) was to finish and publish a book. I’ve had several in the works for ages, but I never seem to find the time nor the determination nor the patience to finish one. Aha! With the constant prodding from my better half and his newly-acquired self-publishing skills, 2019 is the year I actually kept this resolution. Read all about it here!Read More
Last week we got the printed version of our new book off to the publisher – in this case Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). This week, we’ll finish the job by creating the epub version of the book, which will also be published as a Kindle book on Amazon.
There are several steps to the process…Read More
Another ‘style’ we need to concern ourselves with is our grammar, spelling and usage style. For example, is ‘drop-down’ or ‘drop down’ correct? (Depends… if used as a noun or adjective, like ‘drop-down menu’ then the hyphen is correct. If used as a verb, as in “drop down and give me ten”, then no hyphen.) A style guide is a set of standards for the writing of documents that ensures consistency throughout a document, and encourages proper usage of the language.Read More