Framing Your Story – Book Formatting Basics: The End – Guest Post by Allie Potts… | Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Today I am visiting with Chris Graham, The Story Reading Ape, talking about formatting books for print using Microsoft Word. For those who aren't as familiar with Chris, I encourage you to check out his site - not just because he was kind enough to turn it over to me for a bit but because it is full … Continue reading Framing Your Story – Book Formatting Basics: The End – Guest Post by Allie Potts… | Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Miles yet to travel

From the backseat, Kiddo asked, “how many more minutes?” We’d been on the road for the last three hours, so the bigger surprise was the fact that he hadn’t already asked the same question a million times already. “We still have a ways to go,” I answered, not exactly excited to reveal that we still … Continue reading Miles yet to travel

The Fair and Foul Cover Reveal

Patience is not a virtue of mine. I hate waiting. I realize it is a necessary part of the publishing process, but oh, how I dislike doing nothing. So I don't. I find other ways to stay busy. Last month, I nervously waited for beta readers to get back to me with their comments. I … Continue reading The Fair and Foul Cover Reveal

Shiver me timbers, another sweet trade

Well fudge ripple ice cream, my first book has sold more copies than I anticipated. Before you start sending me congratulations, I should add that I can't claim credit for all of those sales. I was googling myself, as I randomly do whenever I want to ruin a perfectly good day. My ratings on Amazon, … Continue reading Shiver me timbers, another sweet trade

How not to advertise

On my way to work the other morning, I was stuck at a traffic light when I noticed a hand-made sign on the other side of the street. There are tons of these signs. Usually they advertise things like "Mattress Set - New! $550!" or "We buy ugly houses!" But the sign that morning was different. … Continue reading How not to advertise