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Whatcha mean, what's a zine? : the art of making zines and mini comics  /  Mark Todd + Esther Pearl Watson ; with contributions by more than 20 creators of indie comics and magazines.  (2006)

COLLECTION : S.T.E.A.M  Classification S 741.5 TOD

Top Ten Writing Rules From Famous Writers

eResources

Articles

What's the Mood?

Scope – Is it Ironic?

Authors

Watch a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer create a short story in real time, from first inspiration through all the bad sentences and wrong turns to final, polished story, commenting on his process as he works.

Self Publishing Toools

Self-Publishing Tools

Print and online book
Blurb http://www.blurb.com Photo books, print books, blog to book, ebook and more. Works like publisher. Can be tricky when words go over pages.
CreateSpace http://www.createspace.com Print and e-book publishing platform from Amazon.
Lulu http://www.lulu.com Create print and e-book formats; also create calendars and other items.

Online book only
Flipboard http://www.flipboard.com E-zine publishing for mobile devices.
Issuu http://www.issuu.com The fastest-growing digital publishing platform in the world. Online only, but easy to use.
MagCloud http://www.magcloud.com Print and digital including glossy print magazines – by HP.
Scribd http://www.scribd.com Popular subscription book service with strong social media leverage. (images may not be as clear as desired)
Flipsnack ebooks online flipping book software that allows you to convert pdf into flip ebooks http://www.flipsnack.com/ (may have 15-page limit)
ePaperFlip http://www.epaperflip.com/ allows conversion of PDFs into a unique digital page flipping experience in minutes. PDFs are converted into digital flipbooks that are viewable across all digital platforms and social media.
Liberio https://liber.io/ http://blogs.slj.com/neverendingsearch/2014/07/23/liberi-o-from-docs-to-pub/
Simplebooklet http://simplebooklet.com/index-sb.php
iBooks Author http://www.apple.com/ibooks-author Self-publishing platform from Apple http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/01/helpful-ibooks-author-tutorials.html?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=freetech4teachers#.Us3JYYwaySM

 Please be aware that there are several types of pdf. Making a word document and then saving to pdf may create a pdf that is not fully compatible with some of these online publishing tools

Source : https://readingpower.wordpress.com/2015/04/23/self-publishing-tools/

Creating characters for your story

Cowbird

Art Internet Resources: Comic Arts & Graphic Novels

Understanding story plots

ABC SPLASH VIDEOS

Gamification