Las Vegas for Non-Gamblers – Introducing Our New Book

Las Vegas for Non-Gamblers – Introducing Our New Book

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!

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Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book, Part 8

Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book, Part 8

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…

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Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book, Part 5

Blue View – Publishing Your Own Book, Part 5

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.

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