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by hesperus_lux
February 11th, 2014, 4:26 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: Formatting image heavy books
Replies: 2
Views: 2494

Re: Formatting image heavy books

My gut tells me that you should let the publisher take care of it UNLESS you are planning on doing book layout often in the future. In order to properly layout the kind of project you are talking about I think InDesign is best. If you have graphic design experience then learning InDesign won't be co...
by hesperus_lux
February 6th, 2014, 2:29 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Favorite misheard song lyrics
Replies: 33
Views: 23011

Re: Favorite misheard song lyrics

What I heard was actually less risque than what was being said:

aerosmith:
dude looks like a lady!

I heard:
do it like a lady!
by hesperus_lux
February 6th, 2014, 2:25 pm
Forum: Social Media and Book Promotion
Topic: 6 Tricks To Be A Successful Blogger
Replies: 4
Views: 5627

Re: 6 Tricks To Be A Successful Blogger

I have recently decided to start writing tutorials. I have done this sort of thing informally before, and had a lot of fun doing so, but now that I am thinking of submitting to sites that have rigorous standards I find myself procrastinating with other work. :| oh well. I'll get into it soon. Thanks...
by hesperus_lux
February 6th, 2014, 2:20 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: Software Accurately Predicts Books' Popularity By Analyzing
Replies: 3
Views: 2770

Re: Software Accurately Predicts Books' Popularity By Analyzing

Less successful work tended to include more verbs and adverbs and relied on words that explicitly describe actions and emotions such as “wanted”, “took” or “promised”, while more successful books favoured verbs that describe thought processes such as “recognised” or “remembered”. I do tend to avoid...