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Free Tools for DIY Book Covers

Free Fonts: dafont.com Free Pictures: sxc.hu Free design Software: gimp.org Free and easy photo editing software: photobucket.com Free Clip Art: openclipart.org

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How-to DIY Publish ebooks: $2.99 or Less

At Amazon How to Make Ebooks for Free by Euan Mitchell $2.99 How to Make and Ebook by Randy Rucker $1.50 How To Publish An Ebook On A Budget – An Author’s Guide To The Free, Simple Way To Format & Sell A Book For Kindle, Smashwords, iBooks, NOOK and More By Stephanie Zia $2.99 … Continue reading »

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Pep Talk from Kid President

Some encouragement for DIY Publishers from Kid President. Watch. Laugh, Spread the word. “Create something that will make the world awesome.” All the Kid President contact info, and mad props from us at DIY Pub. Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iamkidpresident Be a friend on Facebook: http://facebook.com/kidpresident Send an email: kid@kidpresident.com For Press Inquiries, contact: YTpress@soulpancake.com Created … Continue reading »

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Occupy Amazon.Com: The Curse of the Indies

“This book is so full of misspellings, punctuation errors, and grammatical mistakes that I couldn’t make myself finish it.” So said the Amazon reviewer of my first book. And she was right, back then. That book has now had the input of almost a dozen people hunting for errors, correcting grammar, and tightening prose. It … Continue reading »

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Occupy Amazon.com How to Create a Nanowrimo Novel that Demands Attention

The Brand is the Thing   Every writer is a novelist in November. With a few simple steps that one month of noveling can produce a commercially successful ebook. The nitty-gritty on how Nano works can be found here: http://www.nanowrimo.org.   No. 1 Genre. The first step to getting into the top 1% of Kindle … Continue reading »

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Nano News

  We all come from somewhere. This was written October 22, 2008, before I had finished a full novel, and two weeks before I began to write Foreclosed, which has now sold over 10,000 copies, was #203 on the paid Amazon best sellers list, and which launched me into my wonderful, aggravating, delightful dream job: … Continue reading »

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Do what you love, love what you do.

How much do you love your books? Do you love them enough to tell people about them? This post is about knowing what your passions are so you are working your strengths. ** My *spoiled cook* rep was very encouraging. She called once a week to make sure I was inviting people and feeling good … Continue reading »

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Peeking into my Budget

I was chatting personal finance with a friend recently. Like so many of us, she carries a small balance on her credit card on a regular basis. I was telling her about sitting down with my bank statement and balancing my budget. Not actually balancing my checkbook, an old fashioned and quar-turned activity I haven’t … Continue reading »

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