Monthly Archives: March 2010

The dirt on mushrooms

(If you’re new to my blog, you might want to read my launch post: Gotta launch.) Mushroom wandering I have always been delighted by the random showing of mushrooms on my walks. In Sonoma county, where I lived for many … Continue reading

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How I got published

(If you’re new to my blog, you might want to read my launch post: Gotta launch.) The road to a nonfiction book-in-print This road to “published” began with my long-time interest in and study of self publishing. When I wrote … Continue reading

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What if your e-book looks awful?

(If you’re new to my blog, you might want to read my launch post: Gotta launch.) E-Book formatting is an art. Are you up to the challenge? (Wow, you mean you’re a gifted writer, and an editor, and a designer … Continue reading

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Got questions? Wanna blog? Need to Twitter?

(If you’re new to my blog, you might want to read my launch post: Gotta launch.) B.A.B.S. at BZ Hive: It’s a MeetUp – TweetUp – EatUp!! Don’t miss Bay Area Bloggers Society at the new coworking space, BZ Hive … Continue reading

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Which is worse, self published or Indie author?

(If you’re new to my site, you might like to read my launch post: Gotta launch) A few days ago I read something goofy. It was a little diatribe about self published writers. It went something like this: “Self publishing … Continue reading

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The worthy backchannel and SXSW 2010

(If you’re new to my blog, you might want to read my launch post: Gotta launch.) Backchannel. It’s what’s going on when the speaker is speaking and the listeners are tweeting. It sounds like a big annoying and potentially dangerous … Continue reading

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The March 24th B.A.B.S. MeetUp TweetUp EatUp

(If you’re new to my blog, you might want to read my launch post: Gotta Launch!) Don’t miss our first BABS gathering at the new coworking space, BZ Hive, in San Rafael. We’ll be doing the usual Bay Area Bloggers … Continue reading

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Fonts DOA while ebooks shift the power

(If you’re new here, you might want to read my launch post first: Gotta launch!) The following quote from Typography Daily, in the post “Books in the age of the iPad,” sums up one thing I’ll be talking about a … Continue reading

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Smashwords puts readers first

(If you’re new here, you might want to read my launch post first: Gotta launch!) ~~>Read an E-book Week kicks off March 7th and runs through March 13th. <~~ I’ve been looking for the perfect collaborator to carry all of … Continue reading

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Gotta launch, it’s March 4th

I really want to launch my new blog today on March 4th. March forth! I seem to use this date as a jumping-off point every year, usually by publishing something. This blog is where I hold the reins on many … Continue reading

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