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Here’s the book cover of my third ebook that contains two short stories. I’m getting better. For the greater part of today I’ve edited my latest ebook which consists of two rather long short stories. As I went through the … Continue reading

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Just last week I received word that my first ebook of short stories has been accepted for the premium catalog at Smashwords. That means that the formatting was correct and they didn’t see any problems. The other is still in … Continue reading

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Since next week is going to be short and busy what with the big conference at Oklahoma City, I’m going to update what’s going on with publishing my e-book short stories today. First I’m going to answer a few of … Continue reading

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It’s been a rough week, but I hope this one will go smoother. After attempting to upload my short story from Open Office and failing, I saved the formatted file to Word doc 2003 and it uploaded easily. Though Smashwords … Continue reading

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Well, here I am in my second week of learning how to process a manuscript and upload it to Kindle and other ebook publishers. After closely following directions I’d found online, I later learned that since they were posted in … Continue reading

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