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Formatting Images for Kindle Kid’s Book Publisher

 

aea7f269.jpgThis post is probably only of interest to other authors making picture books for Kindle with the KKBP (Kindle Kids Book Publisher.)

If you find it useful and want to pay me back, please consider getting yourself a copy of Angelico Goes To The Store – and please leave an honest review!

Making my first picture book for Kindle was fun and frustrating.

Specifically, understanding exactly how big the images needed to be to display properly on devices, and allow for text to be added.

I did a lot of digging around, and it’s not at all well documented.

Here’s what I found: Continue reading Formatting Images for Kindle Kid’s Book Publisher

My Fortune Cookie Told Me To Build A New Audio Booth

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So I took my wife out to lunch today. Got a fortune in my cookie that read: “It’s time for you to explore all those new interests.” That seems like good timing… Continue reading My Fortune Cookie Told Me To Build A New Audio Booth

Film Shots & Classic Artworks – Inspiration or Homage?

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Surely you’ve seen these videos floating around the social sphere lately.

In most cases, I have no doubt the artworks directly inspired the shots. Continue reading Film Shots & Classic Artworks – Inspiration or Homage?

Why Adapt Your Finished Screenplay To A New Form?

Why Adapt Your Finished Screenplay To A New Form?

Because he who has the best IP wins. Continue reading Why Adapt Your Finished Screenplay To A New Form?

Give This Shriekfest Alum Horror Movie Some Lovin’

I read an early version of the screenplay for this film around 2011 or so, when I was a judge for Shriekfest Screenplay Competition… in my opinion, it was one of the top 3 or 4 screenplays I ever read for them. Continue reading Give This Shriekfest Alum Horror Movie Some Lovin’

Cast and Crew pic from the final day of “Fat Rose and Squeaky”

Wayback machine time…

What you have here is the Cast and Crew pic from the final day of “Fat Rose and Squeaky”.

This was the very first film I art directed, thanks to an opportunity from my very good friend and production designer extraordinaire Brian Sharp, who hired me to be his eyes and ears on set.

You’ll see Louise Fletcher, Cicely Tyson, Lea DeLaria, Julie Brown, Jo Anderson, our intrepid director Sam Irvin, along with my awesome props guy and set dresser Billy Hayes, my boss Brian Sharp, and a lot of other super talented people.

Oh, and me. 🙂

If you can find this little movie available somewhere, please give it a watch.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0476992/

My Kindle Book Giveaway Generates Numbers – Is It Worth It?

After running a free eBook offer, I’ve generated a few download numbers, and some reviews… was it worth it? Continue reading My Kindle Book Giveaway Generates Numbers – Is It Worth It?

Before the SyFy Channel there was SFAN … almost.

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Why It Might Be My Fault There’s A SyFy Channel
Continue reading Before the SyFy Channel there was SFAN … almost.

Angelico’s featured on Best eBooks

Look! Angelico’s new Kindle #PictureBook is featured on best-Ebooks.CA eBooks! Continue reading Angelico’s featured on Best eBooks