A Small Act of Paying it Forward

In the process of converting my novel’s Word doc to the Kindle format, I ran into troubles when, although I had formatted my document exactly as instructed, the novel when previewed on Kindle’s Previewer wasn’t working properly. After struggling for two days, trying everything I could imagine and getting nowhere, I went onto the Kindle community forum and within two days received the help I needed and got my book finished and up on Amazon’s Kindle site. (Turned out the Kindle Previewer doesn’t actually contain all Kindle functions so you Read More …

Am I now a geek?

The journey that was the creation of my website was an arduous one: Photoshop animation, new WYSIWYG web design software (“What You See Is What You Get,” a.k.a. the graphic designer’s approach to not learning code), new server technology, and greater ambitions that led to greater headaches. And then there was this blog, and my introduction to code — code?  WTF?  I thought I had avoided that! — and widgets and plug-ins and, and, and… I tinkered and dug, I pulled out the books and searched the Net, and when Read More …