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Daily Word Count Tracker Spreadsheet

Daily Word Count Tracker

Daily Word Count Tracker basic spreadsheet that you can download for free. UPDATE: The Daily Word CountTracker for 2018 is ready for direct download: 2018 Word Tracking Spreadsheets. Tracking your daily word count is a true and tried method used by a lot of successful writers. It keeps them focused and on track of […]

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Google Voice Call Recording

Google Voice Call Recording for Podcast Interviews Google voice call recording is an easy and free way to record calls for interview guests who don’t have or don’t want to use Skype. All you need is a free Google Voice phone number. Ask the interviewee to call that Google Voice number. Answer the […]

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ISBN Number Example

The End of the CreateSpace Custom ISBN

CreateSpace Custom ISBN CreateSpace Custom ISBN option is no longer available. In 2014, I posted a step-by-step video tutorial (in real time as I prepared to publish the paperback version of my novel, She’s Gone) on how to publish a paperback using CreateSpace. A quick background: if you want to publish a print/paper […]

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scrivener-ios-review

Scrivener iOS Review: A Great App for Writing on Your iPhone

Scrivener iOS Review Scrivener iOS review… it’s been a long time coming! But it’s finally here and the Scrivener iOS App is fantastic and well worth the wait! There are a lot of writing software programs and apps out there. The choices will leave you feeling like you’re riding in a jam-packed subway […]

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Email from YouTube about copyright claim

Disputing YouTube Copyright Claim

Disputing YouTube Copyright Claim. UPDATE: YouTube quickly dismissed the bogus copyright claim filed by ADRev and removed their ads from my book trailer video on YouTube. Full update in the follow-up post: AdRev YouTube Copyright Claim Update Post. I received a copyright claim email from YouTube for the book trailer video for my book, […]

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Copyright Seal

How to Copyright a Book

The Nuances of How to Copyright a Book How to copyright a book? It’s a question I’ve hemmed and hawed about since I first published. I thought it was complicated, messy, and expensive thing to do and that it really didn’t add any additional copyright protection, but boy, was I wrong on all […]

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Vellum ebook formatting

Amazon KDP Table of Content Mess

Amazon KDP Table of Content Brouhaha This video is about the Amazon KDP Table of Content mess and the awesome ebook formatting software, Vellum coming to the rescue. The Low-Down Earlier this month the indie self-publishing world freaked out when Amazon went on a “shoot first, ask questions second” crackdown over the placement of […]

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Writing Fiction Tutotrial

How to Embed YouTube Video in Forum Post

How to Embed YouTube Video in Forum Post In this video, I’ll show you how to embed YouTube videos into your forum posts. The video features two forum software examples: Simple Machines Forum (SMF) and ProBoards Free Forums. The popular forums for writers that I frequent use one of those two software programs […]

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Author Earnings Dashboard

Author Earnings Dashboard Review

Author Earnings Dashboard Review Below is my Author Earnings Dashboard Review. Autor Earnings Dashboard is an Excel-powered software that allows you to import your Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) reports to generate easy to read reports. The Amazon KDP Reporting Deficiency On the 15th of the month, Amazon KDP generates a report called the […]

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Embed Amazon Book Previews

Embed Amazon Book Previews Into Your Website

How to Embed Amazon Book Previews into your website. Amazon has included a new feature that allows to embed Amazon book preview for your book right into your website. And all you need to do is copy and paste the code that Amazon generates for you. Here is what I’m talking about (this […]

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