Day One and Two of NaNoWriMo

Participant-2014-Square-ButtonDay One of NaNoWriMo and what I learned.  To begin with it was an anxiety filled day but one of the most exciting days I have experienced in a long time. 

 

In the beginning I had no idea of what I was going to write about. I decided to be one of the “pantsters” as they call it; one who writes with no outline, very little planning and writing from the seat of their pants.  I write my posts pretty much in this way but soon found out that writing a novel this way is a whole different ball game.

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NaNoWriMo Counting The Days

NaNoWriMo-CountingDownTheDaysAs you may or may not know, November 1, 2014 (5 more days as of this post) NaNoWriMo Counting The Days is fast approaching.  I am getting as nervous as a “cat in a room full of rocking chairs.”

 

This is something I have wanted to do for quite a while but seemed to talk myself out of the commitment. Well, this time I have made that commitment and I am going to stick with it.

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20 Questions – When Looking For a WordPress Theme

 As you can plainly see, I am again in the middle of a blog theme change. I thought I had picked out the design and theme that I wanted and would serve me well for quite a while but I was wrong.

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A few weeks into the new design and I realized that the theme I chose does not have the full width post option.  You may not need that option but it is an option I like to have available.  I was completely sure and convinced that I had went over everything I needed. 

 

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Getting Classes Ready For Book Publishing

Getting Classes Ready For Book PublishingToday, Amazon released the 2nd edition of my Double Wedding Ring Quilt Pattern book.  I have had a black and white paperback version and a Kindle version up on Amazon for years but decided to publish it in color this time.  But what has this got to do with Getting Classes Ready for Book Publishing? 

I will tell you; The main purpose for waiting to release this 2nd edition is because while I went through the publishing process, I recorded my steps so that when I teach the class on uploading your book to Amazon for paperback, I had a refresher course myself and I would not leave out any important steps that you will need to know to publish your own book(s). 

 

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What Do You Need To Learn To Publish Your Book?

What Do You Need To Learn To Publish Your Book

 What Do You Need To Learn To Publish Your Book?

For most of us, the price of following our dream is way out of reach. We just cannot afford the luxury of not paying attention to a question like that; What Price Will You Pay To Follow Your Dream?
 
If you have checked into the process of publishing a book the “old fashioned way”, then you were probably stopped by the high cost and manipulations by the publishers and publishing houses?  I was too and I never thought I would ever see any of my work in published form for all to see. 
 
Now that I am a published author, I dearly hate to see and hear that in this day of technology that some still believe that being a published author is out of their reach when it is not. I love what I do online and have helped quite a few people get their books published on Amazon CreateSpace and for Kindle. 
 

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