I chose this site because it lists useful sources and gives the basics on self publishing. How to price an e-book, and platforms available to publish e-books on.
Smashwords is one of many platforms where you can publish an e-book for free, and also publish through other places like ibooks.
The Smashwords Style Guide by Mark Coker
This book/pdf is a guide on formatting your e-book using microsoft word so that its ready for publishing on Smashwords. This will help me later during my publishing process.
This is a short article on how to cut back on how much is taken out of what you make when publishing a book. I chose this because it gives a sense of other ways you can self publish without the extra cost.
Amazon’s self publishing program lets you pick a genre to put you book in and publish it in the kindle bookstore. Its a great way for self publishing authors to become know. This is my ideal choice for publishing but I have other options in mind if this one doesn’t work for me.
A step by step guide on the basics of creating a short story. I chose to use this as a referance when writing.
These are some tips on writing fiction that I found very helpful even though they’re for writing a novel can also be applied to short stories.
Since I like to write fantasy as well as fiction I found this helpful considering when writing fantasy it can get a little unorganized. This is just a source with tips on writing fantasy and how to develop characters and environment and all the creative aspects of your story.
A long list of great writing prompts to help get a short story going. The personal challenge ones were helpful. I choose this source because I love writing prompts and they help me when I have writers block.
I used this source as a reference for what elements a short story should have.