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2016-11-30 Writing Books - Is this a book idea or not...:

Dear Lance:    I've thought long and hard about this set of questions before I sat down to respond.     First, the unifying element (not theory) that ties all those things together is simply that in one

2016-11-13 Getting Published or E-published - Getting a fiction book published:

Dear Abhimanyu,    For general information about the publishing process, see my online guide at     While conventional publishers do not charge, they do have

2016-10-02 Writing Books - writing fiction:

Hi Liz,  Sorry about the delay in my reply, but I have been travelling in Morocco in areas with no WiFi.     The best advice I can give is to simply write the story without worrying about the layout. To

2016-10-02 Writing Books - writing layout:

Hi Liz,      Congratulations on writing your book!    As far as the page layout, if you're creating a draft of your manuscript - Times New Roman 12 pitch is an often used font. For margins, 1 inch at the

2016-10-02 Writing Books - general writing layout:

Congratulations, Liz, on starting the process correctly by creating the book in standard manuscript format.     Standard manuscript format calls twelve-point type, usually Times New Roman or Courier New


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