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I used a template for the 6x9 format; however, I received an error message that on several pages, the text extended into the gutter.  I looked at the pages, and they look fine.  Does this matter?  Is there anything I can do to remediate this?

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Panther59. in panther59's Blog

Posted by panther59 Apr 19, 2017

Hello, CreateSpace,


I started writing books in my late 40's. Once I started, I couldn't stop.  With the release of Stress Boys, I have written and published five books since 2008.  I was working on a sixth novel---intro, title, chapters---but with the advice of one of my advisors, I may re-work one of my earlier books.  It is a project I've been mulling over for about a year, like a re-master in records. 


I cannot see myself not writing books now, whether fiction or non-fiction; although a non-fiction project pays right away, it is much harder work regarding the research.  I'm not sure how enthusiastic I am about beginning a non-fiction (ghost-writing, usually) career.  It can be tedious.  But, I do know how, know the process by which to complete the project(s).


Writing fiction is so much more fun. 


Meanwhile, I'm spending time with my parents in Chicago and brought my "work" with me---laptop and writing tablet---and while here I have decided to consider a re-write of one of my earlier books.




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We've talked about the rule of consistency in branding. That is to say, you have a look, style, and message that is associated with your brand, and if you make drastic changes to any element of your brand along the way, you run the risk of losing your brand identity.

Today, I want to discuss a similar concept in branding. It's called the rule of repetition. It differs from the rule of consistency in that it is strictly centered on your messaging. There is a fast-food chain where you can have it your way. There is a soft drink on the market that is accompanied with a smile. There is an insurance company that claims you're in good hands. I didn't name one product in those three examples, but I'm guessing most of you know the product. Here, I'll include the slogans, minus the product name, and I'm more than confident you can provide the answers.

Have it your way at ____.

Have a ____ and a smile.

You're in good hands with ____.

Some of these slogans aren't even used anymore, but they are engrained in my memory banks. Why? Because I heard them over and over and over...and over again. The companies practically used the slogans on a constant loop. You, as a brand, should do the same thing. You won't necessarily come up with a slogan, but if you are a genre writer, include the genre in your brand. For example, you're not Jo B. Writer. You're Horror Author Jo B. Writer. If you'd rather focus on your accomplishments, then be Award-Winning Author Jo B. Writer or Best-selling Author Jo B. Writer. Always use it. Repeat the message whenever you can. Make it part of your email signature. Include it wherever you can. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat.

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Richard Ridley is an award winning author and paid CreateSpace contributor.

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Need feedback in Introduce Yourself

Posted by moonbeam7 Apr 18, 2017

I'm trying to improve my description for my book Unraveled. Would appreciate any and all feedback.

Alyson Pierce believed she was like any other seventeen year old girl. She wasn't. She believed her mother died giving birth, but Alyson was never born. Everything she knew was a lie. Betrayed by her "father", she sets out on a quest to find the truth. Instead, she finds a world where the distinction between right and wrong isn't always clear and the truth she seeks could be deadly.

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In a previous post, I discussed how useful beats are to show your readers instead of telling them. I also advised against using beats too often because it can dilute their effect. Another way to devalue the impact of beats is by telling readers what those beats are already showing.

For example, the following beats do a solid job of letting us know what the character is thinking:

  • He slammed his cup down so hard that it broke. (His actionshows us that he's angry.)
  • She rolled her eyes. (Her actionshows us that she's irritated/exasperated.)
  • She batted her eyelashes at him. (Her actionshows us that she's being flirtatious.)
  • He cocked his head to the side. (His action shows us that he's confused.)

When writers tell us what the beats are already showing us, it can become a problem if done too frequently. I recently read a novel in which the author included an explanation after almost every beat, and as a result I found myself repeatedly thinking, "Why is she telling me this? Doesn't she see how obvious it is that (insert name of character) is (insert adjective)?"

Here are some examples of what I mean:

  • He slammed his cup down so hard that it broke, furious.
  • She rolled her eyes, exasperated.
  • She batted her eyelashes at him, clearly flirting.
  • He cocked his head to the side, confused.

Am I the only one who finds these explanations unnecessary? I doubt it. Readers are smart, so respect that intelligence. We might all have a tendency to tell too much in the first draft, but that's what revisions are for! It's never fun to cut your own words, but your writing will be better for it, and your readers will appreciate it. I promise.

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Maria Murnane is a paid CreateSpace contributor and the best-selling author of the Waverly Bryson series, Cassidy Lane, Katwalk, and Wait for the Rain. She also provides consulting services on book publishing and marketing. Have questions for Maria? You can find her at

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Hi, My book title is Running in the Dark by: Rose M. Dawson. It's a story about a little girl that was molested at the age of nine.At the age of seventeen she married to escape the demon that molested her in order to save her and the family life.As an adult she was committed to facilities for mental depression to keep secrets of her untold story of her life. It will give you an ultimate direction of God's  to forgive and love. Please order it on

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I'm new to CreateSpace.  My latest novel, Stress Boys, is available through Amazon and I'm delighted to be an author here.

I have written four previous novels.  My previous publisher didn't do much to help after the initial formatting and printing, although

they did a fine job of cover design.


No longer with them.  Now, with CreateSpace. 


Stress Boys:  What's it about? ... It's his 30th birthday.  He's the oldest of the five friends headed to celebrate in downtown Chicago one night (and the morning after)  in the summer of 1988. Hot and muggy, that summer.  The birthday night will be no different.  Stress Boys contains:  sex, fights, music, sports, drinking, working, interviewing, fights, sex, drinking, ... fireworks (July 4th) ... sex, drinking, sports, cab rides ... more kissing and drinking ... (and) ... Oh yeah!!  Plenty of emotional hassles over the attitudes and opinions involved in keeping a relationship and getting old(er) ... Stress Boys:  Hilarious, action-packed, exciting and, at times, bilious and full of crap---"Carry on, my wayward suhhhnnn(s) ... there'll be peace when you are done ..." 


... These dudes are never done.  Not in 1988, anyway ...

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Compelling in Resources

Posted by CreateSpaceBlogger Apr 17, 2017

When I'm asked to describe a book I love, I will invariably use the word compelling to describe it. Whether it's the plot or the character development or some other element of the story, I have found something compelling about the book. The question is what does that really mean?

Yes, there is a clear definition of the word compelling. In short, it means I found the story irresistible. I can't tell you how to make a book irresistible in a quantifiable way. There's no formula that I can give and say, "Use this and your book will be compelling." I mean I could, but that would make me a con man who you should stay far away from.

But what I can do is tell you what I think makes a book compelling. I find a story compelling when it strikes one of two chords:

  1. It's familiar. I can relate to some aspect of the story. Either I recognize myself in the protagonist or I know the setting. I'm compelled to read more because I can picture myself living the story.
  2. It's plausible. Even in a fantasy-based story, if plausibility is the base on which the story is built, I find the story compelling. Sure a vampire might be terrorizing a town, but if some junk science is introduced that casts a shadow of plausibility on how vampires can exist, I will find the story more compelling. I don't even need full plausibility. I just need a sliver of, "Hmm, I suppose it's not totally out of the question." Of course, the more ironclad the plausibility, the greater my attraction to the story.

So, that's what makes a book compelling to me. What makes a story compelling to you?

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Richard Ridley is an award-winning author and paid CreateSpace contributor.

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Murders in Independent Female

Posted by IrisJeanette Apr 16, 2017

A black man told me that he would rather have blacks kill their own than if a white man did it.  This is the same kind of cynicism that I discuss in A Black Feminine Mystique.  Homogenous vs Heterogenous Ideas also discusses this kind of depth first thinking blacks have versus breadth first thinking that would allow another black man to be a member of the republic.  See my free offers on books this week.

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