Make It Work #10: Upload Your Book to Smashwords Without Tears (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Hello, Friends and Scribes! I have put together a “how I do it” video to take the pain out of preparing your document for Smashword’s autovetter. When I saw the manual guide to uploading, I raised my hands up and … Continue reading Make It Work #10: Upload Your Book to Smashwords Without Tears (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Make It Work #7: Customizing Your Book’s Table of Contents in Word Easy (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Hello, Friends and Scribes! Here are more tips for taming that Table of Contents to do what you want, when you want, even when you change your mind for the upteenth time. The trick to understanding the basics of table … Continue reading Make It Work #7: Customizing Your Book’s Table of Contents in Word Easy (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Make It Work #6: Export from Scrivener to Word Easy with Macro Magic (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Hello, Friends and Scribes! Exporting from Scrivener without headaches.  Can it be done? Yes, yes it can. Check out the video below which shows you how to export a basic print book document, how to adjust it, and then use … Continue reading Make It Work #6: Export from Scrivener to Word Easy with Macro Magic (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Make It Work #5: Import and Split Word Doc into Scrivener Easy (#selfpublishing #amwriting)

Salutations, Friends and Scribes! When I first got Scrivener, I did a lot of processes by hand. I cut and pasted from word into Scrivener or Google Docs to Scrivener.  Just thinking about going back and forth gives me a headache.  However, I learned how to manage that process more efficiently. I’ve made a video (see below) to show you how. The trick? Keep it simple; keep it consistent. That is: don’t put all your fancy font and layout work in from the get go.  Instead, use chapter headings and subheadings, separate your sections consistently using whatever method you prefer. … Continue reading Make It Work #5: Import and Split Word Doc into Scrivener Easy (#selfpublishing #amwriting)

Make It Work #1: Making Scrivener Files Work with Word Table of Contents (#scrivener #selfpublishing)

Greetings Friends and fellow Scribes! I’ve got a how-to video for you!  If you’ve been frustrated by the table of contents not working right when going fro Scrivener to Word then this little demonstration is for you! The other day … Continue reading Make It Work #1: Making Scrivener Files Work with Word Table of Contents (#scrivener #selfpublishing)