Video Books (Videobooks)

20 Jul

My book (short)  Og Mandino Books: A Better Way to Live  has just been published — Craig’s List of Writings

18 Jul

Originally posted on Simple (yet uplifting and Inspiring) Books by Og Mandino: Just “testing and practising” with publishing My book (short) Og Mandino Books: A Better Way to Live has just been published A book being written “on the go” To be continued… following on from from a Google search (“my filing system”-…

via My book (short)  Og Mandino Books: A Better Way to Live  has just been published — Craig’s List of Writings

Kindle Create

5 Jul

Createspace Webinar: Paperback formatting essentials

16 May

Publishing with Createspace (Paperbacks)

Paperback formatting essentials

Webinar with manuscript formatting tips, answers to frequently asked questions, and a Q & A session:

— Step-by-step guide for turning a manuscript created in Microsoft Word into a PDF ready to be uploaded to KDP:
— Cover formatting guide with tips for avoiding common file rejections:

Also see

Thank you,
Kindle Direct Publishing

Note to myself:

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How to turn your blog into a book. “Easy peasy”

7 May

How to Write and Publish YOUR Book

My ebook: A Champion of Hope

I’m just experimenting turning one of my WordPress blogs ( into a short Amazon e-book (and then) a paperback with Createspace (an Amazon subsidiary).  “Easy peasy”, as it only took  about 20 minutes to copy and paste my blog posts into creating a Word.doc, submit the details to Amazon, including the file to

Then the book was published overnight (our time here in “little” NZ). I usually takes them between 6-8 hours



I normally do a couple of quick edits after publishing and these changes appear online in a few hours (with email acknowledgment from Amazon).

Now onto doing the paperback version of my book with Createspace.



“Practice makes purrfect.”


Don’t worry about the world ending today…

it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand


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Need More Readers? Get One Of The Most Powerful Strategies!

6 May

Blogging Academy

Greetings! Welcome to another class. Just to let you know, this class doesn’t have a specific schedule. As much as I would love to give you one, my busy schedule just doesn’t give me the time to give you a constant schedule. But, the good news is that I will try and give out as many post as I can per week! Now, this class will be about giving your readers quality content. Content that will be of use to them. As writers, a lot of us desire tons of eyeballs viewing our work, and we’re always wondering what strategies we can use to get more readers.


But all the strategies in the world won’t bring a lot of eyeballs unless you are giving something of value out to your readers. Finding out what your readers want can be a journey, but not a tremendously long one. One strategy is…

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The Prize (A new book)

4 Mar

Craig's Audiobooks


A “shortie”in just trying some new voices (and speed). Perhaps I need to buy a professional voice program to take out all the dots and quotes. Enjoy anyway (as I continue learning and practising

“non-techno but pushing his limits” c

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