Cover Designs: Photoshop & GIMP Second-rate

July 21, 2011

Many times, I see people asking for help with their cover designs and such. Some of them make it completely obvious that they are not using the right tools (i.e. Microsoft Word). Some of them go for programs that are more capable (i.e. Photoshop or GIMP), but still not the best. Today's post, I will be talking about why the latter is not the best option.

EPUB vs. Kindle (MOBI)

July 14, 2011

There has been a bit of discussion over on WattPad about the Kindle and self-publishing. In the discussion one user bring up a question on preferences towards the Kindle store and Smashwords, which has sparked a little interest between preferred eBook formats. Today, I will talk about my preference in the matter of EPUB vs. Kindle, which is technically the mobi format.