Author Archives: Anthony A. Kerr

About Anthony A. Kerr

Anthony A. Kerr has always been a storyteller. Whether it was acting out elaborate plots with Star Wars figures when he was little, writing really, really, bad movies in high school, or creating weekly comic strips at work. Stories are always swirling around in his head, yelling at him to put them down on paper. Anthony grew up in Wooster, OH and currently lives in Denver, CO with his wife and three children.

Day Twenty Eight: I Actually Wrote a Book

After sending an email to CreateSpace at 7:50 pm informing them my book hadn’t arrived as promised… It arrived at 7:58 pm. Normally I would feel like a dork, but It’s my book… my baby (With a gustation period greater … Continue reading

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Day Twenty One – Twenty Four: Corrections and More Corrections

Where to begin? I first heard back from KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) and they approved the file, but when I downloaded a copy and tested it on a couple of devices (Kindle Fire, iPad, iPhone, Android tablet) it didn’t look … Continue reading

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Day Nineteen: Off to Create Space

Just sent the file off to CreateSpace… Yay! Then uploaded the digital version to Kindle Direct Publishing… Yay! 10 minutes later, found an error in what I sent to CreateSpace… Boo! Okay, so no biggie. I have to get a … Continue reading

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Day Eighteen: Getting Down To Business

This is actually “Part 3” of the CreateSpace thread, but the title was too long and this topic is more about the back office activities I did this week. I often classify days as either a “Two-steps-forward”, or “One-step-back” kind … Continue reading

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Day Seventeen: Submitting to CreateSpace (Part 2)

After catching a couple of minor formatting errors, I decided to slow the whole process down a bit and make sure everything looks perfect. I’m not too satisfied with the formatting of the first line of each chapter. Originally I … Continue reading

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Day Sixteen: Submitting to CreateSpace (Part 1)

After working on the print file for a week now, it’s ready for submission to CreateSpace. Based on the advice by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch in their very helpful book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur-How to Publish a Book, I … Continue reading

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Day Eleven – Fourteen: Spending Time With Family

Between birthdays and a visit from my little brother (Ryan), this weekend was about family. I could go into a whole speech about work-life balance, but in reality sometimes you just need to walk away from work in order to … Continue reading

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Days Six – Nine: Getting My Social House In Order

This post is doubling down as a blog update and a implementation test. If all goes according to plan, as soon as I hit “Publish”, an update should hit my Facebook page and Twitter feed at the same time. So … Continue reading

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Day Five: Update on Day Four

After spending a couple of hours last night working on the map, I realized there were a couple of issues going on.  First, the image was too faint for the high DPI, which I fixed by bringing up the contrast … Continue reading

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Day Four: Stuff That Takes Forever and Shouldn’t

Have you ever had one of those days where you think something is going to take a couple minutes to complete but in reality takes you hours? That was today.  I wanted to spruce up the map for the interior … Continue reading

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