I find it so useful for plotting, organizing, writing a first draft, editing plus outputting my files for Kindle and the other platforms. It is super amazing ... but can also be overwhelming :)
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But what about using sound to actually enhance a book?
We’re not talking about audiobooks where you are being read to, but a sound track that goes alongside your reading, one that adjusts to your reading pace.
Booktrack provides this kind of soundtrack for books.
shares her story
In the Q&A section, I go through:
Book translations, foreign rights sales and audio books. Here’s my roundup of translation posts.
Getting into libraries and the advantages / disadvantages of KDP select. Here’s the Alliance of Independent Authors’ guide to libraries.
Draft2Digital and Smashwords and the different sites they distribute your book to.
Paid advertising, hiring help for all that indie publishing entails, and the motivation behind being an indie author.
The different lengths of novels and novellas and the distinction between book series and serials and Wattpad’s model for serialized book releases.
The different audiences for print and eBooks.
Blogging and ISBNs and whether they’re necessary for a writing career.
On the advisability of crowdfunding for authors and the motivations for marketing your books.
Getting traffic to a website without a platform and the reasons for that traffic.
The hard work of being an indie author and the choices we make about what we want to do with our time.
- The Creative PennAuthor, Blogger, Speaker, present
International Professional Speaker.
Blogger and Podcaster
Writing, Publishing and Book Marketing.
I'm the author of the Amazon bestselling thriller novels Pentecost, Prophecy, and Exodus as well as 'One Day In Budapest', and the Sin series of short stories, inspired by Dante's Inferno.
I've also written the bestselling business book, Career Change: Stop hating your job, discover what you really want to do with your life, and start doing it!
Written as part of my own life reinvention from corporate business consultant to author-entrepreneur, Career Change is available in print and ebook formats.
My site The Creative Penn offers articles, audios and videos on to write, publish and market your book. It has been voted one of the Top 10 blogs for authors 3 years running as well as one of the Top 10 blogs for self-publishers.
I have a podcast and vidcast for authors available on iTunes.
I'm an international speaker on writing, digital publishing, solopreneur/ small business and online book marketing.
I live in London, England having spent the last 11 years down under in Australia and New Zealand.
I love traveling, pinot noir, consuming books on the Kindle, cats and the culture-fest that is Europe. I am obsessed with religion, psychology, art & architecture.
- University of OxfordMA Theology, 1994 - 1997
- University of AucklandGrad Dip Psychology, 2006
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