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Today's guest is Karl Melby. A fellow member of Self-Publishing School, Karl is the author of the mouth-watering book: A Million Ways to Make Vanilla Ice Cream. Like me, Karl uses Scrivener. Why? Scrivener has turned my life around. I now have all my ideas collected in one place, in an easily accessible way. In just one separate Scrivener project file, all my ideas are noted. I have my categories, as chapters in a...

Amazon best-seller writer, Kay Kukoyi, was my guest in January 2017. Since then, a lot has happened! Both of Kay’s first two books have become Amazon #1 best-sellers in multiple countries. Don't Hire a Software Developer Until You Read this Book has been #1 in six countries: the UK, US, Germany, Brazil, Australia, and Canada. And, Develop Your Idea! reached #1 in four countries. Congratulations Kay! So, how does Scrivener fit whilst working...

My guest today is Rosemary Kind. Rosemary Kind set up the short story download site Alfie Dog Fiction, providing an opportunity for authors to submit their work for publication, and for readers to enjoy an affordable short story online. There are also a number of short story collections, published by Alfie Dog Fiction. This month the site celebrates its fifth birthday and has lots of special offers. How did I meet Rosemary...

My guest today is Lee Fox-Smith. Lee and his family travel the world and are currently in Cambodia but, thanks to the magic of the Internet, he's here with us today. We will talk soon about Lee's new book,  The Vegan Argument: Why There Really Is An Answer For Everything, but, first, we're going to talk about Scrivener ...

Today's guest is writer, publisher, Scrivener trainer and author of the Udemy course Scrivener for iOS, Steve Shipley. Rather than discussing how Steve uses Scrivener for writing his two books and scriptwriting stage plays, today's blog post focuses on how, as an early beta tester for Scrivener for iOS, he came to write his course: Scrivener for iOS, available to my readers at 70% off ...

Today's guest is Courtney Kenney. Courtney's book Creating Space to Thrive: Get Unstuck, Reboot Your Creativity and Change Your Life is a great read, full of brilliant advice, and is on sale at only $0.99 for five days, starting TODAY. I'm so pleased to have Courtney here, sharing her Scrivener journey with us. So, Courtney, you're a Scrivener Supporter? Absolutely! Scrivener has changed my life as a writer. Before Scrivener, I wrote in Microsoft Word and...

Today's guest is Alinka Rutkowska, fellow Wrimo and Scrivener fan.   Back in March 2016, Alinka shared how she uses Scrivener in her writing. Since then, she and I have been talking and finding that we have much in common. We're learning all the time, and we make mistakes along the way. We both want to share what we've discovered, to help other writers enjoy the same success we've had, without the setbacks. We...

My guest today is Linda Lindquist, fellow student at the Self Publishing School, whose book KEEPING YOUR COMPUTER HEALTHY is being launched today and will be free to download for five days starting TODAY. Linda's book covers four main topics of concern to computer users: How to find out whether your computer is infected How the cyber-criminals get in How to remove the malware infections How to keep your computer healthy All important information! Hi...

Kay Kukoyi is my guest today.   Kay has spent over a decade as a software delivery specialist, including mobile apps, web apps, and websites.  She has a passion for translating ideas into professional software used by businesses and consumers worldwide.   Like me, Kay joined the Self-Publishing School during 2016, both of us with a view to publishing our books. My EDITING The RedPen Way was published in September and, in the past...

Welcome, Patsy Collins! My nag buddy, Patsy, is no stranger to RedPenners.   And she has been my guest on this blog before, back in April 2016. As I'm currently focusing on formatting, I asked Patsy to share her thoughts on this topic, particularly as she's just published a new collection of short stories: No Family Secrets.   Don't you just love the cover? Inside are 25 stories dedicated to her 10 cousins.   Have you noticed how,...