Apple rejected How To Think Sideways Lesson 6: How To Discover (Or Create) Your Story’s Market. Not because of links to Amazon this time. Because of content. Lesson 6 includes my “Amazon River” technique, in which I show students how I use a couple of useful bits of Amazon’s website software and the Amazon database to figure out how to … Continue reading →
I had hoped when I came up with the question that readers of the post Future Perfect would use the question to think about some magnificent human creation, achievement, or invention that would make life better a thousand years from now. That people would use it as an opportunity to look beyond the now to envision the best of what … Continue reading →
This is the follow-up post to Uncrippling the Lesson. As I said I would, I paid my book packager to create a separate version of How To Think Sideways, Lesson 6 that did not include links to Apple. I uploaded the corrected version. A couple days later, I got this message: Dear Holly Lisle, One or more assets from your … Continue reading →
Back to the time travel machine, this time set to go 1000 years into the future. What is the one magnificent human achievement you hope to find when you get there? ADDED THURSDAY, when I finally got in here: The vast majority of the respondents here TOTALLY misunderstood the question. I don’t CARE what people think might happen in the … Continue reading →
…in case you missed the vivid new colors and still-not-working slider menu in the header. Did as much as I could before I took it live… but expect a mess today. I should have everything done by tomorrow, though. I hope.
Please excuse my bouncing up and down, but while looking for a book on Amazon, I decided to see how my self-pubbed stuff was doing. I’m freakin’ giddy! PROFESSIONAL PLOT OUTLINE is sitting at #6 in Writing Skill Reference as I write this, and MUGGING THE MUSE: Writing Fiction for Love AND Money is at #17! Take a peek 😀 … Continue reading →
One lesson for How To Think Sideways is still undergoing formatting, but the rest are formatted, proofed, and back to Booknook.biz for final Kindle (mobi) conversion. I’m up to Lesson 5 on the initial formatting for How To Revise Your Novel, and am simultaneously building the Legacy/download pages for the lessons. After that, I need to reformat all the HTRYN … Continue reading →
Thanks to everyone who responded to the “Crippling a Lesson” post. You gave me some real data to work with, and I appreciate it. I’ve decided to remove one link entirely as redundant, remove the other two with an explanation of why the links aren’t with the demo, add a link to the website for a simple download, and be … Continue reading →