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Slaying the Dread Synopsis

By Kathrese McKee | Craft

If you have ever written a master’s thesis, a doctoral dissertation, or even a super-long academic paper, chances are that you have written an abstract. Abstracts are expected for scientific studies, too, and put simply, an abstract is a courtesy to the reader to help them decide if the full-length work is what they are […]

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My Experience with BookFunnel

By Kathrese McKee | Marketing

  Week before last, I launched my prequel novelette, Pirate’s Wager. It was my first experience using D2D’s free e-book formatting tool, and it was great! Then I used BookFunnel to give it away. For those who didn’t read last week’s post, go here. There’s a video and everything to help you do it yourself. […]

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WME 003 – Word Marker Tips for Authors

By Kathrese McKee | Craft

Last Week’s Question – “What word processing program do you use: Word, Scrivener, or some other program?” Several people wrote to tell me about their preferred word processing programs.Alternatives to ScrivenerKat reminded me of the yWriter word processor program by Spacejock Software. I used this free software for several years before switching to Scrivener. If your […]

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Periscope, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

By Kathrese McKee | Marketing

The GoodImmediate. Raw. Authentic. Those words describe Periscope to a T. And therein lies the thrill of broadcasting to the world and watching others “scope.”Connection. If your viewers aren’t the shy type (mine apparently are), they can comment. Their comments are visible to everyone on the broadcast, and thus, you can reply to them. I’ve […]

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Authors, Is Periscope for You?

By Kathrese McKee | Marketing

This is one of those times to jump in without hesitation. I know you, Introvert Author, would sooner lose a limb than post “candid” video to a live audience, but I’m here to tell you that you may be sorry you caught the replay on Periscope.​Is Periscope for You?​It’s possible—just barely—that you haven’t heard of […]

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