When I began this series with the very first post, I told myself (and all of you) I would never tell you how to write, and I won’t. It’s not for me to say…
Christmas in my family is a time of re-watching old movies, mostly fairy tales, from the home country. See, when I was growing up across the pond in Europe, Disney movies were picture books with accompanying audio tapes (one side in English and the other in my home language translation). I was therefore never indoctrinated in the magic that is Disney, and though I love it now, I have to say I love my own childhood fairy tales more. Here is why:
DIYDay Lesson 16: Taking Care Of Business: Sharing what I’ve learned throughout the submission/publishing process. Fair warning ahead of time, it’s going to be a long post, but I think well-worth reading.
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 13: Manuscript Formatting Part 2: Creating different formats of your ebook.
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.