Okay, so it’s been about two weeks since I published my eBook. I wanted to do a quick check-in to let you know what my experience has been with Smashwords so far: **Premium Status: **Once you get into Smashwords’ premium catalog, your book can be distributed to their partner

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My eyes hurt. I’ve been scrolling past this formatting character called the “pilcrow” for a very long time. When I close my eyes, I can see pilcrow afterimages. ¶ ¶ I feel like all SpongeBob stills are slightly eerie. The Smashwords Style Guide by Mark Coker has been my constant companion

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Oh snap. This is a the moment I’ve been eagerly awaiting. Cover designs! Those little thumbnails that compel you to read stuff on the Internet. The incomparable Erin Moon used her graphic design magic to come up with several mockups for Rotting Apricot. I’m pretty much sold on

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I’m working on something new! No, not self-cloning. Well, kind of. Next month, I’ll be publishing an eBook for the first time. And then I’m going to enter it into this fancy Seattle Writes contest, hosted by the Seattle Public Library and Smashwords. By October, you should

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