Tag: formatting

Why Scrivener Is My New Favorite Writing Tool

Posted June 12, 2014 by Amanda Shofner in Writing
Why Scrivener Is My New Favorite Writing Tool

Scrivener. You’ve probably heard of it—many writers swear by it. As my writing process evolves, so does my dependence on it. I’ve had Scrivener since November 2011 when I “won” my first NaNoWriMo. It sat on my computer, unused and unloved, because I was convinced Microsoft Word was better. Ha. Scrivener has a steep learning […]

Formatting and Publishing Resources for Kindle

Posted February 13, 2014 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
Formatting and Publishing Resources for Kindle

Formatting and publishing turned out to be one of the easiest parts of the process for me. Which I thought was kinda crazy. (When I say formatting here, I’m talking about ebook formatting only; paperback is another ballgame.) But here’s what I used:   Microsoft Word MS Word isn’t necessary. As long as your word […]

A Step-by-Step Look at the Editing Process

Posted August 22, 2013 by Amanda Shofner in Editing
A Step-by-Step Look at the Editing Process

What does the editing process look like? Though it varies for each person—we all have our own idiosyncrasies—the editing process should involve self-editing, beta readers, a content editor, a copy editor, and a proofreader*. The more eyes on your book, the better. Here’s the process I went through with Blog Events: 1. Write You can’t […]