This is the sixth installment in my series of posts about ebook creation. Like the others, it was originally posted on Joel Friedlander’s wonderful resource for indie publishers,TheBookDesigner.com The Ebook Retail Universe I realized after my last post (looking at ebook conversion tools) that in my excitement in finally getting to the nuts and bolts of … Continue reading The Ebook Retail Universe
This is the fifth installment in my series of posts about ebook creation. Like the others, it was originally posted on Joel Friedlander’s wonderful resource for indie publishers,TheBookDesigner.com Over the last few months I’ve discussed preparing your manuscript and your images for conversion into ebook form. This month, I’m going to look more closely at a … Continue reading Jump in the Convertible: Ebook Conversion Tools
Last month I discussed how to clean up your manuscript to prepare it for ebook conversion. This time I’m going to be looking at how to do the same thing with images. There’s one big difference, however: where the advice that I gave you about getting your text squeaky clean was equally valid for preparing … Continue reading In the Picture: Prepping Images for Your Ebook
This is the third installment in my series of posts about ebook creation. Like the others, it was originally posted on Joel Friedlander’s wonderful resource for indie publishers, TheBookDesigner.com Over the last couple of months, I’ve been talking about just what an ebook is, and four basic methods for creating them. This month, I’m going … Continue reading MS to Ebook: A Cleaning Guide
This week, you have the opportunity to win a free copy of Risuko on Goodreads! Author David Kudler has made a paperback ARC (advance review copy) available on the world’s biggest book review site:
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This is the second in my series of blog posts about ebook creation. It was originally posted on Joel Friedlander’s wonder resource site, TheBookDesigner.com. Last time I talked about just what an ebook is — a website in a box. Ebooks come in a number of flavors, but for the purposes of this discussion I’m going to … Continue reading 4 Ways to Create an Ebook
It is difficult to know whether the elegiac mood I felt while reading The Shepherd’s Crown was due to the book itself or to the fact that the fifth Tiffany Aching novel (and forty-first Discworld novel) was in fact the late Sir Terry Pratchett’s final work. The Shepherd’s Crown focuses on the young witch Tiffany … Continue reading Review: The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Pratchett
Can One Girl Win A War?
Though Japan has been devastated by a century of civil war, Risuko just wants to climb trees. Growing up far from the battlefields and court intrigues, the fatherless girl finds herself pulled into a plot that may reunite Japan — or may destroy it. She is torn from her home and what is left of her family, but finds new friends at a school that may not be what it seems.
Magical but historical, Risuko follows her along the first dangerous steps to discovering who she truly is.
Historical adventure fiction appropriate for teen readers
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Lyrically written but accessible as a hook-filled favorite song, Long Gone Daddies proves that the people who struggle the most are invariably the most interesting—the most noble—whether they succeed or not.