Using Calibre (Ebook File Conversion)

Using Calibre (Ebook File Conversion)

Quite possibly the fastest how-to guide I’ve ever written. Because Calibre’s ebook converter software is just that easy. Look out for the spit takes *posts a wet floor sign*.

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Related Entries: Using Draft 2 Digital (and Why I Went "Wide").

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My Favorite Resources ~ Blogs

My Favorite Resources ~ Blogs

In this week’s entry, I go over my favorite blog (and podcast) resources. Got some you like? Let me know about them in the Comments section.

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Related Entries: 10 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring an Editor - Guest Post from Sarina Langer and Interview with Sarina Langer.

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Writing Realistic Dialogue

Writing Realistic Dialogue

“People are unique; your characters should be too. And the way they speak should reflect that.“ In which I tackle all sorts of dialogue-related issues including but not limited to inner dialogue, unreliable narrators, and dialogue tags.

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Related Entries: Writing Relatable Historical & Period Fiction.

Upcoming Event Locations: McKay’s in Nashville, TN (Aug) ~ Big River Steampunk Festival in Hannibal, MO (Aug/Sep) ~ Penned Con in St. Louis, MO (Sep) ~ Chicago Steampunk Expo in Chicago, IL (Sep) ~ West Virginia Book Festival in Charleston, WV (Oct) ~ Southern Festival of Books in Nashville, TN (Oct). Check out the Home or Events page for more details.

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ACX vs. Findaway ~ My Audiobook Creation Experience

ACX vs. Findaway ~ My Audiobook Creation Experience

My experience using both ACX and Findaway Voices, why I don’t think most people should record their own audiobooks, and a few other things to be aware of.

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Related Entries: Using Draft 2 Digital (and Why I Went "Wide").

Upcoming Event Locations: McKay’s in Nashville, TN (Aug) ~ Big River Steampunk Festival in Hannibal, MO (Aug/Sep) ~ Penned Con in St. Louis, MO (Sep) ~ Chicago Steampunk Expo in Chicago, IL (Sep) ~ West Virginia Book Festival in Charleston, WV (Oct). Check out the Home or Events page for more details.

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