Novice Self-publishing 7: preparing to upload.

The safest way to upload your paperback manuscript to Amazon is as a PDF file. Before converting your Word file to PDF, run the checks below (again). They can all be found in the File tab, to the left of the toolbar, which takes you here... Embedding fonts Whether or not you convert your file … Continue reading Novice Self-publishing 7: preparing to upload.

Novice Self-publishing, 5.5 – ebook to paperback

Earlier in this Novice Self-publishing series I outlined the steps needed to convert your free-flowing e-book manuscript to a print-ready PDF . This post gives more information about that process. When your printed copy is uploaded to Amazon for publication, you will be asked if you want Amazon to publish it as an e-book. You … Continue reading Novice Self-publishing, 5.5 – ebook to paperback

Novice Self-publishing 3: Word Styles

Styles The beauty of using Styles in MSWord is that you can change an aspect of your style (font size, indents, alignment…) and every paragraph in your document will automatically change. The snag with using Styles is that you can change an aspect of your style and every paragraph in your document will automatically change. … Continue reading Novice Self-publishing 3: Word Styles

Video Making for the Clueless

Once again I have to thank Nicholas Rossis at http://nicholasrossis.me/2019/04/27/flexclip-making-a-video-in-seconds/ for a Really Useful tip The link above introduced me to FlexClip: a free resource for putting together videos (for advertising, greeting cards, blog posts...). FlexClip is really easy to use. According to Nicholas's post, the free version only works on Chrome (which I use … Continue reading Video Making for the Clueless