Friday, May 27, 2016

Around the Publishing World (May 27)

At Chicago Author Solutions (a division of Eckhartz Press), we stay on top of happenings/trends in the publishing world to help out busy writers who are spending their time doing what they should be doing: writing.

1. How to Format An Ebook for Kindle or Smashwords
Of course you can hire someone to do it for you (like us), but if you are pretty tech-savvy and have some time on your hands, it's totally possible to learn how to do it yourself.

2. You learn by finishing things
This sounds like simple "duh" advice, but it's so true. Millions of writers around the world have a half-finished novel somewhere that they just can't finish. The act of finishing it, will teach you so much.

3. Tips on Writing from Famous Writers
Hemingway, Fitzgerald, King, and more.

4. What's With the Hieroglyphics, 'Merica? 5 Tips For Writing With Real Words
There are some excellent points in this piece, and not just for professional writers. These are useful tips for anyone writing anything at all in the age of social media and texting.