All images Pixabay Most writers have learned the importance of reading their words aloud. It’s advice I heeded early on and am happy to pass along. Writing works on myriad levels. On one level, it’s the mechanical delivery of a story, the typing of words according to rules. It’s fingers on keyboards, reams of paper, … Continue reading 16 Reasons to read your work aloud
Hi Gang! Craig with you once more with something to consider. There’s an old bit of advice about making presentations, or producing an article, that still applies, “Know your audience.” This means don’t speak over their heads with a lot of technical jargon, acronyms, and industry-speak. Make it relative to the attendees and readers. It … Continue reading Know your audience
Hi SErs! Harmony here 🙂 Today, I'd like to take a look at how to make mock-up 3D book covers for free. I used to use photoshop and scripts for all of this, but the program is both expensive and laborious to learn. Here, I show you a much quicker, easier, and--best of all--free way … Continue reading How to make 3D #bookcovers for #FREE
Hi SErs! Harmony here 🙂 Today, I'd like to take another look at dialogue. Because this is such a large topic, I have spread the topic over a few posts. As the post title suggests, we'll look at 'tags and beats' around dialogue today.
Hi gang. Craig with you today and there’s something new on the self publishing horizon. It’s officially called Kindle Vella. I’m kind of interested in it, and would like to get some debate going on the subject. The first thing we have to do is cover what it is. Vella is a new publishing platform … Continue reading Vella anyone???