In our last blog we talked about how easy, affordable, and convenient it can be to author your own book if you publish it as an e-book versus a traditional printed book. You can delegate the production part of that process to a graphic designer who will handle the technical aspects of putting it all together with the right format, font, graphics, and visual style. But you can also use some very user-friendly software packages to manage that part of the project yourself, if you want a more hands-on involvement.
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One of the biggest innovations of the past 15 years is e-books, and not just because they are so convenient, portable, and affordable. The invention of e-books also broke down many barriers to would-be authors who used to find it impossible to get published. Now, instead of having to convince a publishing company to invest their money to print your book – which is especially difficult if you are not yet an established or famous author – you can write it and have it published without hassles, almost immediately. Here are five tips that can help you if
Tens of millions of lucky people just received a new e-reader device for the holidays. Maybe it was a gift from mom and dad, from a spouse, from Santa Claus, or from a friend or colleague. If you’ve never owned one before, you may not be sure which accessories you need to accompany it, enhance its usefulness, and protect it from damage. Even if you have had e-readers before, you’ll still need a few items to use with it, if those weren’t included in your recent gift or purchase of an e-reader. Let’s look at five of the
Every reader loves their Kindle or other type of e-reader gadget, and once you get into the e-reading habit – which is a great habit to develop – you can be really bummed-out if your e-reader isn’t working properly. But the good news is that some of these problems can be remedied by just doing a little investigative troubleshooting. Others may require a repair by a pro, but could be covered by your warranty if your e-reader is relatively new. These are good things to know about, particularly during the holiday season when many people will be lucky
No holiday speaks to children with as much clamor and resonance as Christmas, with its tradition of candy canes, lighted trees, and Old Saint Nicolas coming down the chimney. Of course most modern homes don’t have a chimney, but that doesn’t stop children from using their imagination and having loads of fun. Even for those who do not observe Christmas as their own religious holiday, the occasion is still usually a wonderful reason to celebrate with friends and family, and especially with kids. The joy of the season is also captured in magical and timeless ways in children’s