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You have to start somewhere and writing your Introduction is as good a place as any? And, of course, I'm using Scrivener. I'm now working on my second book, but applying the same principles that were recommended to me during my Self-Publishing School course last summer, when I wrote and self-published EDITING The RedPen Way: 10 steps to successful self-editing. What's my second book called? This one is one of three that serve...

Last Sunday, I attended a full-day workshop on how to develop a writer's presence online. The class comprised novel writers, short story writers, a poet, and several bloggers - a truly mixed bunch of writers, all keen to come to grips with the technology of websites, social media opportunities and the mysteries of the Internet. Why did I drive a round trip of 167 miles? I already have a website, and a presence...

There's a lot to learn with self-publishing but, if you listen to indie experts like Joanna Penn, you'll know already that one book is not enough for any writer. That's not because we can't stop writing. It's not because we are addicted to the process of sharing our thoughts with an unsuspecting world. No, it's because our carefully crafted book is like a balloon. We inflate it. Tie a piece of string...

I blog mostly about using Scrivener, but - let's be honest - as writers, our end goal is publication and, for many nowadays, that means self-publishing. Although I've had many books published via the traditional route - you can check this out on LinkedIn - in September 2016, I self-published my EDITING The RedPen Way: 10 steps to successful self-editing. How did I do it? Read on! My first steps on the route...

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...