After hearing that KDP had Hardbacks in BETA, I thought I'd take a look at the setup and see how things worked, what was different. The first page where you type in your information is the same as for the ebook and paperback, so if you've already done them, then page one will automatically be … Continue reading KDP Hardbacks – Easy or Difficult?
I decided it was time for some training and to learn to be more business savvy and find out how things work. Here in New Zealand, we're lucky to have some FREE Training for Businesses in the Digital Market. I joined up and started watching the videos. The first one was on BRANDING. BRANDING … Continue reading Psychology and Business
Adding an Admin, Editor etc. to your website! If you aren't overly tech savvy it can be hard to work out how to do things. Even though WordPress have tutorial, lessons and can help you to do what you need, sometimes it is easier to find a blog post to read which shows you how … Continue reading How to add an Admin on your WordPress website. #tips
Brand Storytelling is a new Marketing idea which has taken off. Since many of us are Authors and Publishers we should have some great stories to tell... and below, they show you what you need to do. For those authors who do Outlines...this should be a breeze. Start reading and click the link at the … Continue reading How to Tell a Compelling Brand Story by Clifford Chi
With Cac, the Proofreader WORD WAR is back. I will be doing these each Tuesday, and they will be much shorter than before...at least I will attempt that! Let's go! Affect v. Effect. Affect is 𝐮𝐬𝐮𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 a verb. It means to impact or change. Transform. "How did that affect you?" Effect is 𝐮𝐬𝐮𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 a noun, … Continue reading Word War is BACK – Affect/Effect
There was a bit of confusion on my first post. I'd like to say, this series of posts is aimed at writers who wish to be Authors and make an income of some kind or another. As an Author, you run a business. In business, NOTHING is FREE, most certainly not your TIME. You've made … Continue reading Publishing Confusion – Part Three. Building a Website
Here we go again! It's WORD WAR time! Today I'm bringing you something that is extremely confusing to so many: ALLUSION vs. ILLUSION vs. ELUSION. Let's get to work. ALLUSION: figure of speech describing something, either direct or implied, often a comparison. Example: "He's such a Romeo." The reference to Shakespeare's Romeo implies he's very … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader – Allusion, Illusion & Elusion
It's WORD WAR time! Today I'm giving you a double dose of fun! ALL READY vs. ALREADY. This is actually very simple. ALL READY means exactly what it says: completely ready, or all prepared, all done. Example: "I am ALL READY to eat dinner." ALREADY means to come before, prior to a … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader – Already or All ready?
Cac The Proofreader back with another WORD WAR! Today, LESS versus FEWER is on tap. And it can be quite tricky. LESS basically means not as much and is used when you cannot count the items you're referring to; in other words, if it's a singular "mass" noun. Ask yourself if the noun in … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader – FEWER/LESS
It's WORD WAR time! Let's examine apostrophes, as they seem to be very widely misused and abused! Apostrophes are primarily used for three things: Let's go...easy to more complex. 1) Contractions. Apostrophes replace omitted letters. In the phrase "They're back," the apostrophe replaces the "a" in the omitted word "are." "Don't do … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader