Authors in Motion
1.9K views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
onto Authors in Motion
Scoop.it!

Author Elizabeth Richards Shares Valuable Writing Advice | WritersDigest.com

Author Elizabeth Richards Shares Valuable Writing Advice | WritersDigest.com | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Richards, author of the 2012 young adult dystopian debut, BLACK CITY, shares tips on how to find a literary agent and how to get a YA book published. (RT @SteveHawkinsTX: RT @WritersDigest: 7 great pieces of writing advice (and a giveaway!
S A Smith, Author's insight:
     7 Things I’ve Learned So Far              by Elizabeth Richards
more...
No comment yet.
Authors in Motion
Resources for authors
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

How eBooks lost their shine: 'Kindles now look clunky and unhip'

How eBooks lost their shine: 'Kindles now look clunky and unhip' | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Just a few years ago, the Kindle was being blamed for the death of the traditional book. But the latest figures show a dramatic reversal of fortunes, with sales of ebooks plunging. So what’s behind this resurgence?
S A Smith, Author's insight:
Have e-Books lost their Shine?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

St. Louis company's photo app uses programming magic to create art

St. Louis company's photo app uses programming magic to create art | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Using a groundbreaking neural style transfer algorithm, the app 'looks' and 'learns' what art is.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by S A Smith, Author from Future Ready School Libraries
Scoop.it!

16 Tips To Make 2017 Your Best Year Ever Using Just A Pencil And A Notebook

16 Tips To Make 2017 Your Best Year Ever Using Just A Pencil And A Notebook | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
This year, start a Bullet Journal and prepare to be amazed by the changes that you'l
Via Bookmarking Librarian
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

12 additions to the dictionary that prove we’re definitely in 2016

12 additions to the dictionary that prove we’re definitely in 2016 | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Yogalates
A fitness routine that combines Pilates exercises with the postures and breathing techniques of yoga.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Google allo | New Instant Messaging Application | Replace Whatsapp

Note: This is an Informational video Hello friends today in this video I am reviewing a new application called google allo Application.In this video I a
S A Smith, Author's insight:
New Instant Messaging Application
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

The Reedsy Book Editor: A Powerful Writing Tool

The Reedsy Book Editor: A Powerful Writing Tool | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
The Reedsy Book Editor is a free online writing tool allowing any author to format and create professional ePub and print-ready files in seconds.
S A Smith, Author's insight:
Have you heard of this writing tool? 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Literature Map - Not Just for Teachers

Literature Map - Not Just for Teachers | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Finding books that kids will like can be a difficult task. Literature Map is a tool that might make that process easier. Literature Map provides a web of authors you might like based on authors that you already enjoy reading.
S A Smith, Author's insight:
A web tool  of authors you might like based on authors you already enjoy reading.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Amazon Adjusts Page Size Measurement for Kindle Unlimited Royalties, Also Adds a Cap | The Digital Reader

Amazon Adjusts Page Size Measurement for Kindle Unlimited Royalties, Also Adds a Cap | The Digital Reader | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it

Ever since July 2015 Amazon has been paying authors and publishers with works in Kindle Unlimited by the page, and on 1 February 2016 Amazon adjusted how it calculated the page size.

S A Smith, Author's insight:

February 1, 2016 Amazon adjusted how it calculated the page size for Kindle Unlimited.  Have you been affected?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Google's "Future of the Book" Cannot be Printed, And It Also Cannot Be Viewed on Many Devices | The Digital Reader

Google's "Future of the Book" Cannot be Printed, And It Also Cannot Be Viewed on Many Devices | The Digital Reader | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it

For a little over a year now Google has been working with London-based print book designers Visual Editions to develop new experimental concepts for the future of the book.

S A Smith, Author's insight:

What are your thoughts re Google's "Future of the Book"?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

21 Free Tutorials for Google Analytics

21 Free Tutorials for Google Analytics | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it

Google Analytics may be the most important application to help you understand the behavior of your customers and make data-driven decisions. And whether you’re a ...

S A Smith, Author's insight:

Authors, do you use Google Analytics?  Please share your experience.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Follow My Book Launch Journey Part 1

Follow My Book Launch Journey Part 1 | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
I've scheduled the release of my new e-book for January 31, 2016.   To launch a book without a plan is like sending your kindergarten-aged child to University.  I know because I launched two e-books the hard way.   But I am committed to send my third e-book into the Amazon world with the tools for…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

25 things you need to know for Self-publishing your book.

25 things you need to know for   Self-publishing your book. | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it

Considering self-publishing a book? CNET's David Carnoy discusses the ins and outs of what it's all about.

S A Smith, Author's insight:

Fellow authors, do you have tips to add to this list?

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

The Onomatopoeia Dictionary

The Onomatopoeia Dictionary | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it

Onomatopoeia is word that mimics the sound of the object or action it refers to .  Example   Achoo - sound of sneezing.  This dictionary will be a valuable tool to add to your author toolkit.

 

See the full scoop on Scoop.It.



more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software

Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. Here are some more affordable options to those normally pricey apps that’ll help you stop fretting and get more done.
S A Smith, Author's insight:
Share your insight
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Online Scams: The top 5 from a Veteran Cop - Family Safe First

Online Scams: The top 5 from a Veteran Cop - Family Safe First | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
A veteran cop tells you which online scams you should be aware of. The article provides real world experience from a cops perspective on these crimes.
S A Smith, Author's insight:
On-Line Scams
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Philanthropy Through Photography: How to Do Good with Your Camera

Philanthropy Through Photography: How to Do Good with Your Camera | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
If you were to ask me about a specific time in my life when photography made a significant impact, I would say the fall of 2011. For my birthday, my husban
S A Smith, Author's insight:
Share your insight
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by S A Smith, Author from On RVing Time - The Road Less Traveled
Scoop.it!

Let's Stand Together and Be Brave

Let's Stand Together and Be Brave | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it

Join me on @The8App - where the power and money is returned to the people! #OwnYourStory (https://the8app.com//user/sharonsmith)

more...
S A Smith, Author's curator insight, January 14, 3:34 PM
Creative People Change the World

Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

50 Best Social Media Tools From 50 Most Influential Marketers Online

50 Best Social Media Tools From 50 Most Influential Marketers Online | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
50 of the most influential online marketers reveal their all-time favorite social media tools – Content Marketing Institute
S A Smith, Author's insight:

50 Neat Tools to Spread Your Message in 2017
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Amazon Now Lets You Give Away Kindle eBooks as Prizes

Amazon Now Lets You Give Away Kindle eBooks as Prizes | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Around this time last year Amazon launched a service groups, companies, and creators could hold a contest and give away swag as prizes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

#1 Best Seller in Family Travel eBooks Amazon.ca

#1 Best Seller in Family Travel eBooks Amazon.ca | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Product Details
In A Long, Long, Trailer, Too! (On RVing Time Book 1)Nov 13 2012 | Kindle eBook
by S. A. Smith
Kindle Edition
CDN$ 0.00
Subscribers read for free.Learn more.
CDN$ 6.27to buy
Buy now with 1-Click ®
Available for download now
4.5 out of 5 stars 2
#1 Best Seller in Family Travel eBooks
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
S A Smith, Author's insight:

#1 Best Seller in Family Travel eBooks.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

42 Fiction Writing Tips for Novelists | Writing Forward

42 Fiction Writing Tips for Novelists | Writing Forward | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it

Over the years, I have compiled this grand list of fiction writing tips for authors. They come from classes, books, interviews, and personal experience.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Best Animated Video Creator Tools

Best Animated Video Creator Tools | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Tired of the old PowerPoint presentation? Want to make an impact and a lasting impression with your students or teachers? Then, check out these video creation tools that lets you create great anima…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Follow My Book Launch Journey Part 2

Follow My Book Launch Journey Part 2 | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
As I mentioned in Part 1,  free resources abound on the internet to walk you through each step of your journey and I'd like to mention  one in particular that  I've found invaluable to keep me on track.  BookFuel,  a website specializing in all aspects of  editing, publishing and marketing  a book for a fee…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Amazon.com: Kindle Instant Preview

Amazon.com: Kindle Instant Preview | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it

Kindle Instant Book Preview.  Read Now.  Read Anywhere.

 

S A Smith, Author's insight:

This is so cool!.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S A Smith, Author
Scoop.it!

Infographic: How Much Does Google Really Know About You? | The Digital Reader

Infographic: How Much Does Google Really Know About You? | The Digital Reader | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it

With the US Congress recently having passed the CISA surveillance bill under the guise of enacting a budget, I'm sure we're all aware just how far the spying extends, but the national governments aren't the only ones watching your every...

S A Smith, Author's insight:

If Google is tracking our every move, do you think all search engines have the same capability? 

more...
No comment yet.