Archive for the ‘free software’ Tag

Technology Hiccups

It is already August and winter is almost over here on the east coast of Australia.

I have not written anything for the past few months, but have been busy, never the less. Tax forms done. Latest story in print as well as ebook formats. Working on a Holly Lisle Short Story course, and plotting short stories.

I finally set up a second laptop using Ubuntu and all free software, and connected to the internet, so I do not have to use my Windows laptop to connect to the internet. Continue reading

Creating Covers for eBooks

Now I am creating covers for my stories before I upload to Smashwords I need to learn more about photo manipulation, so I downloaded and tested a free program called GIMP over the holidays to compare with Adobe Photoshop Elements and Corel Paint Essentials. Continue reading