Last 50 Articles
Friday
Apr182014

5 reasons for using Scrivener for writing books

scrivener corkboardI have given up using Word for writing books. I may have given up on it for writing articles too. I have decided to move over to Scrivener instead.

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Tuesday
Apr082014

Second-hand ebooks?

Second hand booksI love second-hand bookshops. Whenever I go on holiday, one of the first things I do is go to the nearest Tourism Information outlet and get a list of the local used bookshops.

So, what do I like about them, and what does this have to do with ebooks?

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Sunday
Apr062014

Using Word for desktop publishing

Can Word be used for desktop publishing? The answer is yes — but only as a last resort. Here’s a summary of my recent experience.

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Thursday
Apr032014

The trials and tribulations of blogging as a SWOT analysis

There are people like myself, Steve Wheeler and others who think that blogging is a good thing to do for a number of reasons. I won’t rehearse theme here because you can read them in the articles referenced at the end of this one. However, blogging is not necessarily easy. Even if writing itself is not a problem, there are several other factors that need to be taken into account. Steve has admirably listed them

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Wednesday
Mar262014

Tesco’s gets into ebooks

eBooksTesco’s, a huge supermarket chain in Britain, has launched its own ebooks website with hundreds of thousands of ebooks for sale. Is this a good thing?

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