Category Archives: Formatting

Before you spend money on publishing services, read this …

Since so many authors have begun self-publishing, an entirely new industry of publishing services companies has sprouted up to meet their needs in terms of formatting, cover creation, marketing and more. Here are some tips via Roz Morris.

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Don’t Overuse Names in Dialogue – Helping Writers Become Authors

Using names in dialogue can be both overdone to the point of tedium and underdone to the point of confusion. Here are some tips on how to walk that line safely.

Points out the common and annoying pitfall of overusing names in dialogue and explains how to avoid it.

Source: Don’t Overuse Names in Dialogue – Helping Writers Become Authors

Formatting Paperbacks – My Checklist – Wordquill

Many authors try to do as much of the formatting work for their books on their own. Here are some tips if you choose to do your own formatting.

Happy Saturday, everyone! I am in the throes of formatting my third novella, “The Secret Slipper,” so formatting is on the brain for sure. I had thought about doing a formatting tutorial, but a video would probably work better than text for that—and I have a cold, so a video isn’t happening this weekend. Authors use […]

Source: Formatting Paperbacks – My Checklist – Wordquill