People have written oodles of books on the subject and I won’t bore you with too much detail. Just a short bullet point list of tips to help you navigate the shark infested waters of the Internet:
I didn’t have a DIYDay post in me this week. I don’t feel qualified to “teach” on this subject since I suck at it. But I am learning. For example, I have learned that a well-made graphic will draw thousands of eager eyes. A graphic is like the three-second window […]
DIYDay Lesson 14: HTML Basics. Ready to get back on the horse? Now that you know how to format a book, make a cover page, and all that jazz, let’s see if we can spruce up your internet homestead. Before I begin, I would like to say that there are many places out there which provide you with pre-made templates to make your life easier. But if you want more of a personal touch to your template or want to make your own, begin with the basics. Get ready for a lot of reading.
DIYday Lesson 13: Manuscript Formatting Part 2: Creating different formats of your ebook.
DIYday Lesson 12: Manuscript Formatting Part 1. How to make your manuscript to different ebook formats starting from scratch.
Lesson 11: GIMP 104: A Step-by-Step Tutorial. Final GIMP lesson, taking you through creating a graphic one step at a time.
I reiterate here, if you have not read this post on Stocks and Resources, please read before continuing. This lesson is about patterns. I use them sometimes, but not very often. Patterns are basically tileable brushes you dump onto a layer with Bucket Fill rather than click by click. You […]
Lesson 9: GIMP 102: Brushes
How to install and how to use them.
DIYDay Lesson 8: GIMP 101: Open, Save, Layers and Tools
The very basic first lesson in GIMP and image manipulation. Enough to get you started. More lessons on this to come.
Lesson 7: Stocks and Resources
Images, Fonts, Music and Videos, Application Resources. Just because you found it on the internet doesn’t mean you can use it however you want. Check the licenses and use requirements and when in doubt contact the creator before making something public.