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The Handyman’s Guide To Profit – Free Kindle Ebook

The popular Handyman’s Guide To Profit paperback is now available as a Kindle Ebook for only $3.99 but beginning on Friday, November 1st it will be available absolutely free for 5 days. Don’t let this opportunity pass. Get your copy at: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00G8OU9IA If you have handyman skills this is the book for you. Start making […]

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More on Backing Up Your Work

For me, backups have to be controlled manually and they can’t be overdone. I can’t conceive of trusting years of my valuable data to anyone. I’m fairly certain that most individuals would consider my backup methods overkill. I have an original and two copies of all my data on external USB drives and none of […]

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Doing It All Yourself

Can you handle every aspect of self publishing your books? The answer to that question depends on the individual. I believe you can and I have done that for almost all my books. I have used photographers rarely and a graphic artist once or twice but mostly I do it all myself. It’s a lot […]

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Caution Using Word – Keep It Simple

The two previous posts cover using Word to outline and write your book. What I failed to cover were the problems that may be encountered with Word formatting. There is a tendency to set paragraphs, indents, styles, etc before beginning to type in the mistaken belief that this will make the final draft easier to […]

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Creating The Outline

The application you choose for writing your book is entirely up to you. After writing several books I have developed a method that works well for me and I will share that with you. However, it’s not the only way and while I find it best for me, you may have something just as workable […]

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Writing The Book – Step One

The most important question to ask yourself before writing a book is why. This is important because it helps determine how to proceed. If you are like me, selling what you write is important. Some people write for the sheer joy of it and others simply have something to say and have no interest in […]

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