I use Squoosh to compress images for this blog and elsewhere on the web, but I don't always resize them. Images from older posts, before I discovered Squoosh, have been lurking uncompressed at the bottom of my Media Library. I couldn't bear the thought of going through old posts, deleting the images attached to them, … Continue reading What I found in my WP Media Library
Resizing images in WP - from Chris, The Story-Reading Ape's Blog.
Two days left before Smashwords "official" publication date on 21st June when Witch Way, and other ambiguous stories will be available in any e-book format for $2.99 (£2.97). Until then readers of this blog can purchase at the reduced price of $1.99 (£1.97). Just click on one of the links in this blog post. And … Continue reading Two Days to Go
What questions would you ask an author in an interview?
a short story
I tackled WordPress's change to block editing and thought I was coping okay. . . and then Gutenberg changed again while I wasn't looking. I'm sure the 'upgrade' has been heralded in one of those emails I don't read, but it threw me when I couldn't find the little arrow that moves blocks up and … Continue reading Gutenberg Changes (the easy ones).
Scheduling WordPress Posts. To be honest, not much can go wrong. It's an easy procedure, practically foolproof. (First, find your fool.) The Process. . . 1 . Review until you never want to read it again. 2 . On your Draft screen, the Settings sidebar should be showing. If it isn't, click on that universal … Continue reading What’s the Worst That Can Happen?
This week only, Witch Way for Kindle is cheap as chips (that's fries to you in the US of A). From TODAY (8am) until 5th March, the Kindle version of Witch Way is available from Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com for £0.99 or $1.29 (which … Continue reading e-book price cut.
Never. Grandad mourned for the river he could never revisit. Molly couldn’t understand why he would want to. Here, in the pond, he didn’t have to dodge water voles and herons – whatever they were. (She pictured a heron as another kind of cat.) ‘There must be something we can do about that cat.’ Flash’s … Continue reading Pond People 4
Christmas Presence Griller scrambled over the top of the skip and landed beside Shorty among the scrap. Dislodged rubbish splashed into puddles far beneath them. Footsteps pounded along the alley. They returned slowly. The blue lights flashing above them were turned off and the police car left. The alley was quiet apart from the scurrying … Continue reading A Story for Christmas