Fun with Filing

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It’s a good idea to keep your virtual filing cabinets in good condition. Rather than having to search through a mile and a half of documents for a document whose title you forgot a year ago, create specific files and folders for specific things, and then make an effort to use them.

When you’re writing your first book you are blissfully innocent of the pitfalls that could await you when the time comes for editing, formatting, and loading onto the various sales sites. Many writers still hit the tab key for indents, and whack the carriage return button to create as much white space as they’d like to see on their title page. While this is fine for the paperback version of your book, it’s going to get promptly spat out of the Smashwords meatgrinder, and the tabs could cause some really terrible things to happen to your MOBI file…

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2 thoughts on “Fun with Filing

    Terri Webster Schrandt said:
    September 15, 2016 at 5:55 pm

    Boy is this ever true. I also had to make files for all my photos!!

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    dgkaye said:
    September 16, 2016 at 2:06 am

    Timely advice Jo, thanks.🙂 xo

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