Adventures in book design… A.K.A ‘Space Rogues’ is complete.

by John Wilker in eBooks, I am a Creator, Kindle, Writing

And … Fin! Well barring anything nutty happening, that is. I’ve uploaded the final covers to Amazon for both print and ebook, both formats are updated. This marks what I hope is the last update for this book. Sadly the biggest lesson I’ve learned (so far) is that you can’t update your existing customers with […]

My First Month with Grammarly

by John Wilker in I am a Creator, Kindle, Work, Writing

So after publishing ‘Space Rogues’ I decided to pay for Grammarly and run it through the service. Several early readers remarked about the grammar offenses, so I decided to take a look at what I could do (can’t afford an editor yet) to fix it up. Apparently, you get an email each month with your Grammarly use, and I thought it was interesting.

I Published My (first) Book

by John Wilker in I am a Creator, Kindle, Writing

So you may recall I wrote a thing. I’ve spent the last nine months, waiting for feedback from beta readers, tweaking, reviewing, tweaking again. Oh, and I started on the sequel too. This past weekend I finally decided to pull the trigger. I’ve been tweaking the story for months, it’s time to get it out […]

Using Dabble to plotline my next story

by John Wilker in Kindle, Mac, Writing

After finishing NaNoWriMo, I started working on a second story. Same characters and universe. The first story just kind of fell out as I wrote it, it told itself. The sequel isn’t following suit. A friend of mine recently released a writing app called Dabble. and while it’s not quite what I want in a […]