Today’s date and time is Sunday 29th of November 2020 01:41:23 AM.

So, what's new?

Hello, and happy year's end! ???? Itís hard to believe that 2019 went by so quickly! The holidays came here much too soon! And, I wanted to give yíall a little present. ?? At the beginning of this year, I made a promise to get at least one of these projects live. And, after going through many challenges, I have succeeded! ????? So, thanks to the help of #Aira, a visual interpretation service that allows people to perform all kinds of tasks over the internet with a professional and highly trained agent, I was able to use Canva to design a book cover for one of my books. I am also waiting for next month's payment to arrive so that I can purchase the cover for the other one. Once that is done, I'll have but one cover left to work on. The one I made using Canva with the help of the Aira agent is for Your First Flight, being published on both Smashwords and Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing, formerly known as CreateSpace. It originally began as a little article I wrote 10 years ago when I first went to an event that happened in another part of the country. The cover that was made by a designer is for The Art of Piano Tuning: Learn to Tune Your Piano Orally, which will also be published on the aforementioned platforms. I originally wrote this as a web page document in 2012 using HTML attributes after I was inspired by the procedure that I was shown when I went to the former piano tuning school for the blind. And finally, I am looking for someone who can volunteer their time to help me make the last one for The Change of To-morrow, though Iíll use Aira again if I canít find anyone in time. I already have the basic concept for what I'd like to portray. As you probably know, I wrote this novel in 2014 as part of the national novel writing month challenge. Last Sunday, I joined a web site called Self-publishing School, which challenges people to see how many books they can get written, edited, formatted, designed, and published in ninety days on KDP, SmashWords, Lulu, or some other self-publishing distributor. Anyhow, have any of you here heard of this on-line platform for authors and other professionals in the writing industry to gather called Reedsy? I just found out last night that they have their own book editor, so I used that, with Aira, to format and typeset my manuscripts. Once Once the remainder of my manuscripts have been published, Iíll look into requesting quotes from marketers and publicists. I am still considering traditionally-publishing my novel, so I submitted a request for query letter review, which takes the pitch I originally built for my leadership development project and used to query agencies and publishers. Here is the official link to my Amazon paperback version of Your First Flight. The eBook should be automatically linked within the next few days. I also submitted my application to become a Goodreads author using my existing account. In addition, since I am also a Bookshare and BARD member, I am looking into getting these manuscripts available to them. Although I haven't used Learning Ally in a while, I am also interested in getting my books available to them as well, once I have found a narrator through ACX. Anyhow, I really, really love the fact that we have Aira, because I wouldnít have been able to do any of these tasks on my own! That's why I wish I had something like this since 2006, or when the first Symbian phones came out. With that being said, I wish you all a very merry Christmas, and a wonderful new year and a new decade! ?????
Oh, wait! Could you spare a few minutes of your time to sign and share my petition? Thanks!