Today’s difficult question is not the one set for the June IWSG post. I’ve pretty much covered that one before. So I’m doing another, which I hope you’ll find interesting. That Difficult Question – what will happen when I die?
Artistic images for my book covers I generally leave to others. But I am now capable of putting a couple of photographs together in a decent display for certain types of books. I generally don’t go further than that, although
I’m doing a book stall at a Craft and Gift Fair on September 18th. It’s been several years since I last did one, which was in my (then) Village Hall. So I knew everyone, and a reasonable number of people
Organising short stories on your blog is a pretty useful thing for a writer, insecure or not. It certainly helps my insecurity to know I can find stories I’ve written again. This is relatively easy for people using WordPress, but
Backroom blogging is where all the administration of your website goes on. If you decided to get rid of your free WordPress site, you may have gone for the self-hosted version, WordPress.org. Thousands of people do. (Hundreds of)Thousands more commercial
Reasons to be in Iceland tonight: Jolabokaflod PS watch out for tomorrow’s ebook sale announcement!
‘Wolf at the door’ is this month’s prompts in the Fiction in 50 (words) flash fiction challenge. I love doing these shorts, but we seem doomed to continue them on our own. You can join in – check out Rebecca
Chapter illustrations became a feature of my Princelings series, and in theory I like doing them. In practice, I get anxious about whether I can execute what I have in my head. I thought you might like to know what
Jetpack is a plug-in for WordPress.org users. It gives me most of the bells and whistles that WordPress.com users have. The main benefits are the sharing things, although for some reason I seem to have them working at present, statistics,
I took my first steps in using the WordPress new Gutenberg system last week. For non-wordpress users, this is an upgrade which changed the way we write our posts. You no longer have have one frame to write your blog
Privacy is an issue we all need to take heed of online. All those scammers waiting, lurking, to steal our identities and act fraudulently, incurring the wrath of who knows whom on us. As you know, I tend to take
I’m sharing Sally Cronin’s guide to getting yourself as tidy as can be while Google+ gets rid of itself. You’ll remember that Google+ had a security breach leading to thousands of accounts being compromised. Apparently many bloggers have seen a
My blog name dooms me to failure. Well, relative failure. Of course, ‘relative’ depends on what success you hope to make of your blog. Among the many excellent features reblogged by The Story Reading Ape each day, one from Just Publishing
Technicalities were my first thought for today’s post, but then I realised that memories were involved too. Technicalities with blog posts, Twitter and Facebook Two irritating changes are happening around now, well, irritating to blogging authors who are supposed to
The business of books is constantly changing. Whenever I see a post I might want to return to, I send it to my Pinterest shelf. I don’t really understand how Pinterest works as a Social Media outlet, but it works