Archive for January, 2013

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January 31, 2013, Leave a Comment

Instagram is probably the most used app on my exceptionally well used iPhone. I snap and share probably a half a dozen photos using Instagram every day – from my […]

What hotkeys make your life easier as a writer?

Writing Tips: Handy Hotkeys for Writers

January 30, 2013, Leave a Comment

As a writer and editor, I spend somewhere between 8 and 12 hours every day working in Microsoft Word and I very rarely use my mouse. Hotkeys, keyboard ...

How will you prepare for your book editor's red pen?

Time to Call the Book Editor: Tips for Surviving the Editing Process

January 28, 2013, Leave a Comment

Your manuscript is complete and you’re ready to bring in the professionals to edit the book? Congratulations! This is a big moment and you’ ...

How can you use Pinterest to sell your books?

Perfect Your Web Design with Pinterest

January 25, 2013, 1 Comment

There’s a lot more to finding your perfect web design style than you might think. Lots of different pieces come together to – hopefully – form a ...

  • Do you over-punctuate?
    Inappropriate Punctuation
    January 23, 2013, Leave a Comment

    As the lines between formal and informal writing blur, there’s a definite tendency to get conversational in even the most professional pieces. The result, you start seeing a lot of […]

  • Will your publisher send your manuscript to a book packager?
    What is Book Packaging?
    January 21, 2013, Leave a Comment

    When I first started working in publishing, I was told early in the process for one of my titles that I’d need to hand it over to our production team […]