Beautiful Scenery in Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand

I was fortunate to be in Queenstown, New Zealand a few weeks ago for a conference and took this snapshot one evening with my Samsung phone.

This area of New Zealand has such beautiful scenery and it was nice to be back there. I worked around Queenstown and Wanaka in the late 80’s.

The Indie Author’s Guide to Publishing Ebooks, 2nd Edition, is Now Available

I am very pleased to announce the release of “The Indie Author’s Guide to Publishing Ebooks, 2nd Edition“. It also reveals my new strategy, or recommended path, for creating ePub and Mobi formats as easily and painlessly as possible!The first edition was released in December 2011 and has helped many writers to self-publish their own […]

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Where I’m Blogging in 2013

In case you hadn’t realised I have been using this blog for major announcements and updates, usually several each year. Here are the web sites and blogs where I anticipate being more active throughout this year. Publish Your Own Ebooks – my blog for indie authors wanting to learn all about digital publishing and how […]

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I’ve Reorganized My Social Media Accounts

As 2013 gets under way I have been refocusing my efforts and objectives for this year and this affects my social media accounts. This year on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook I plan to engage on a (slightly) broader range of topics than ebook publishing.  If you follow me on these social media networks you can expect […]

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A Glossary Of Ebook Publishing Terms

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A while ago I compiled a short reference tool, “A Glossary of Ebook Publishing Terms” for readers of my book “The Indie Author’s Guide to Publishing Ebooks“ . This glossary is now available as a free download for all subscribers to my newsletter at the  Publish Your Own Ebooks blog.

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Ebook Publishing Quick Reference Card

I have updated my Ebook Publishing Quick Reference Card (PDF) over at PublishYourOwnEbooks.com This is an excellent resource for indie authors and ebook publishers who would like to be able to see at a glance: The Main Ebook Formats The Major Ebook Stores Ebook Royalties Chart for Each Store Ebook Aggregator Comparison Chart (including 6 […]

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The Indie Author’s Guide to Publishing Ebooks

My new guide for self-publishing ebook authors is now available. Only a few years ago people were saying that ebooks would come and go. Many people believed they were a short-term fad that would never replace books. Now with ebook sales overtaking print booksit is becoming clear that ebooks are not only here to stay […]

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Ebook Self-Publishing Guide

My current project – which I have been working on for two years, in between other books – is a guide to self-publishing your own ebooks. I have been publishing and selling my own ebooks for more than 8 years now, initially as PDF ebooks from my own web sites, but now in multiple formats through the […]

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New Release: Kindle Superuser

My latest ebook “Kindle Superuser – 101 Ways To Get More From Your Kindle” is now available in Amazon’s Kindle Store. Amazon’s Kindle 3 is a beautiful ebook reader and it is not surprising that readers love it so much. But did you ever notice that doing some things through the menu can involve a lot of steps? […]

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Amazon Discounts The Beginner’s Guide to Ebooks

Update: This promotion has now ended. Good news! I’ve been waiting for Amazon to make my new book free in the Kindle Store and it has finally happened. “The Beginner’s Guide to Ebooks” is now priced at $0.00 for most customers at Amazon. Please note the price may depend upon your country and region. If […]

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