Monthly Archives: May 2013

Never quite perfect

One problem with cutting things during revision is that with lines gone, what is left sometimes doesn’t flow as smoothly as it used to. Or two words are used too close together. So then there are more changes, and more, … Continue reading

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Rainy day, laptop problems

I’m not sure that a rainy day is the right time for laptop issues, but the new computer I bought because my old (a year and a half) computer is heating up something fierce, has Windows 8 on it. While … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Free Offers

On May 21st and May 22nd, the Kindle Version of ‘Making Family’ will be available free from Amazon. I have this novel enrolled in the Kindle Direct Publishing system for three months, which means I agree to not offer it … Continue reading

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Advice

I posted to a forum on Amazon, trying to follow advice about marketing and see for myself what the forums are like. Rather than jump into the ones designed to promote Kindle editions, I started with one about the back … Continue reading

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Character Movements

As I add character descriptions to the huge cast of characters I have in ‘Sticky Note Empire’ — which is about a work team, so there are eight people to describe just with the team, I was looking for little … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Book Description

I just made my first post on the Amazon Kindle forums–it was one for help in improving book descriptions. Now, I hate book descriptions. Most of them tell too much about the novel, often by covering stuff that doesn’t happen … Continue reading

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