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Report: Novelists Inc. Conference 2012: Social Media, Agents, Self-Publishing Success

Thanks to the threat of Sandy, I came back from the Novelists Inc. Conference in New York two days earlier than originally planned. Thankfully, this still gave me the chance to see many friends and make a number of new ones. I also was able to attend the first two […]

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Step by Step Guide to Getting an ePub to Validate Using Sigil

First why validate your ePub? Simply because it is one way to assure that your files can be viewed properly by readers. This doesn’t mean there won’t be any errors or weirdness, but it does help. Also, there are a few places that will reject epub files if they don’t […]

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Step by Step Guide to Building an Ebook with Calibre

First download Calibre! It’s a free and easy to use tool to both manage and build ebooks. 1.) Add books–just click this button.  It will bring up a place where you can browse to the file you want. You can import books in a variety of ebook formats, as html or […]

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Digital Self-Publishing Checklist

A couple of weeks ago I posted on How To Get Your Book Published. This week I’m giving you a checklist for going the other route – digital self-publishing or self-publishing an eBook. First, though, let’s look back at the How To Get Your Book Published post. See all that […]

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Kallypso Masters: How to Get Your Self-Published Books Noticed

I belong to the IndiRomanceInk, a Yahoo group with over 1000 members, some traditionally and indie published; others indie only. If you need advice on anything to do with self-publishing, this is the place to ask. A lot of writers on the group lately have hit milestones: 25,000, 100,000, 10,000 […]

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