Mobile-Friendly Web Design for Writers

by C.K. MacLeod Writers and editors are encouraged to build platforms—websites and blogs—to connect with readers and showcase books and services. After running analytics on my site, I learned that a surprising number of readers were accessing this site on a smartphone. Your readers may be interacting with your site on a smartphone, too. Is… Continue reading Mobile-Friendly Web Design for Writers

6 Steps for Building an Author Website

by C.K. MacLeod Creating a website involves a few steps that can be a little confusing at first. Here are the basics: 1. Choose a domain name. Your domain is the web address people will use to find your publishing company. Put a great deal of thought into what you’ll name your site, and make… Continue reading 6 Steps for Building an Author Website

Blogging in Markdown—Without a Plug-in

by C.K. MacLeod Writing in markdown can make your blogging process more efficient. If you’ve been blogging in WordPress, until now, you’ve been able to use a markdown plug-in, such as Markdown Quicktags, to convert markdown to HTML for reliably formatted blog posts. Unfortunately, Markdown Quicktags no longer works with WordPress 4.0, and the developers… Continue reading Blogging in Markdown—Without a Plug-in