Publish a Book

How To : Publish your own book

Want to see your book in print? Going the route of agents and sending your manuscript off for publication is a long grueling process that may not even pan out. If you're not looking to get famous and you're just looking to get your book in tangible form, take a look at this in ...more

HowTo : DIY Home Photo Booth

We love the photo booth. Inevitably the best pictures from any wedding come from, not the professional photographer, but the photo booth stationed in the far corner where tipsy guests act very very silly. Brett Ratner, director of Rush Hour and X-men, has a photo booth install ...more

How To : Create a page turning effect in Flash

If you'd like to create a cool presentation with Flash, check out this video and the Flash plug-in flipdoo. Flipdoo allows you to build stunning flash flip books for both online and offline use in minutes. You don't need any additional software. Import your PDFs, configure boo ...more

How To : Create your own photo book in iPhoto '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to create your own photo book in iPhoto '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managi ...more

How To : Beat the odds and win on casino slot machines

In the United States, slot machines are the biggest and easiest form of gambling. If you think there is any actual "skill" to playing a slot, you're wrong. Slot machines are purely luck, but there are some tactics to make sure you are playing on the highest paying slots. This ...more

How To : Fold an Origami Skunk

Origami Skunk The Skunk is a model by Nick Robinson. Due to the use of a sink fold I rate this model's level low intermediate. If you're new to origami, be prepared to encounter some difficulties. Designed by Nick Robinson folded by Tavin. Designed by Nick Robinson folded by ...more

How To : Write a Book Query Letter for a Literary Agent

A book query letter must be well written and brief. Heading Center on the top of the page: Your name, address, phone number, email address, and any websites or blogs. Tip Don't get fancy with font types. Keep it simple. 1st Paragraph Briefly explain why you are contactin ...more

News : KCRW podcast on ereaders & the physical book

KCRW is our local news station, and they also host a bunch of different podcasts that are usually pretty interesting. Last night they were talking about ereaders and the physical book and how the publishing industry is moving forward. It's a great discussion.

How To : Print and bind your own paperback book

Here's how to print, bind and publish your own paperback book. You need a color or B&W printer, a hot-melt glue gun, a clamp, and a thermal binding device. This instructional video will allow you to organize all of your downloaded files into neatly constructed books for an enj ...more

Pedophile How-To Guide : Amazon Caught With Pants Down

Here at WonderHowTo, we are often presented with morally questionable HowTo's. When it comes to stocking our library, we have to weigh in the community value of indexing tutorials with potentially negative repercussions. Where is the line when it comes to areas like weapons, s ...more

News : Book Review - 2666 by Roberto Bolano

It’s hard to know where to start talking about a book like 2666. That’s partly because, in some ways, it’s actually five books. Published posthumously, the book begins with “A Note from the Author’s Heirs” explaining that, before his death, Bolano stipulated the book be publis ...more

News : The Free Online Russian Novel That Became Metro 2033

Video games and books seldom have much impact on one another. Games based on movies based on books are fairly common, but games made directly from books are all but nonexistent. This is too bad, given that they're the two most interactive medias out there. 2010's Metro 2033 ( ...more

News : The Ultimate SCRABBLE Word List Resource

To some, SCRABBLE is just a board game to play during family game night or during a casual get-together. Others think of SCRABBLE as a mere hobby. But with any activity, there will always be fanatics—the ones who would rather sell their soul than stop—the ones with a constant ...more

How To : Write a proposal to sell your book

Have a great book idea or manuscript you'd like to sell to a publisher? Not sure what steps to take? Thanks to this video, now you will. From Book Publishing Path, learn how to create a great proposal to sell your book to an agent or a publisher. Learn from Bill O'Hanlon, auth ...more

How To : Use tikatok site to create a story or book

If interested in writing a story this two part tutorial will introduce you to Tikatok. You will learn the basic navigation and setup of the web site. Tikatok allows you to create and publish your own storybooks online. This program is ideal for allowing anyone to be creative a ...more

News : The Evolution of the Batmobile

Sometimes ads are good for something. Such as documenting every single batmobile EVER, and publishing as a massive infographic. Comic book nerds, rejoice: See it larger here. Previously, Obsessive $1,000,000+ Batmobile Replica.

News : How Controversy Changed SCRABBLE

OSPD1 In 1978, the first SCRABBLE Dictionary was conceived and published by Merriam-Webster, with the help of the National Scrabble Association (NSA). The idea was to include any word that was found in one of the five major dictionaries at the time: Merriam-Webster's Collegi ...more

How To : Write a good book proposal

It is very important to learn how to create a good book proposal. This video helps shed more light on things to think about when creating your book proposal. Essentially, a book proposal is your opportunity to sell yourself as a marketable asset to a publisher. Most publishers ...more

News : Search & Destroy (Punk Zines, Vol. 2)

What else is there to say about Search & Destroy other than it is the greatest punk fanzine to have ever lived? With $100 donated by beat poets Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, a Japanese American and English major at UC Berkeley by the name of V. Vail gave birth to ...more

How To : Cite reference books in MLA format

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cite reference books in MLA formats. Citation is a reference to a published or unpublished source. Viewers will learn how to cite an article in an online reference book and an article in a print reference book. The format for the on ...more

How To : Treat a triceps tendon rupture

Triceps tendon ruptures are not very common, but they are a debilitating injury. A triceps tendon rupture may require surgery. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Fixed with surgery Increase range of motion gradually Recove ...more

How To : Rehabilitate an LCL knee injury

LCL stand for lateral collateral ligament, and it is a ligament of the knee. Rehabbing a torn LCL after surgery can be an involved process. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Can cause other problems Stabilizes the knee Fi ...more

How To : Treat heel spurs in sports medicine

Heel spurs are a very painful condition of the foot and occurs over time. Heel spurs often feel like you are walking on a pebble. Deal with the nagging heel spur injury with stretching, foot care and other methods. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this video on health and ...more

How To : Treat a pulled quad muscles in sports medicine

A quadriceps muscle injury is an injury to the muscles on top of your thigh. Treat and strengthen a pulled quad muscle using a few simple steps. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Apply ice Gently stretch quadriceps Restor ...more

How To : Treat a sports injury of turf toe

Turf toe may not sound serious, but it can end an athlete's career. Turf toe involves rupturing the capsule underneath the big toe. Learn how to treat sports toe injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Immobilize toe Use ultrasound Strengthen toe flexor ...more

How To : Rehabilitate a torn meniscus

The meniscus is one of the most frequently injured parts of the knee. Rehabbing a torn meniscus must be done with care and proper direction. Receive tips for treatment of a torn meniscus in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Stretch hamstrings May require surg ...more

How To : Treat golfer's elbow or medial tendinitis

Golfer's elbow can be an aggravation that negatively impacts one's swing. However it doesn't only affect golfers, it golfers elbow can affect anyone. Golfer's elbow is also more commonly known as tendinitis of the medial side of the elbow. Learn how to treat sports injuries in ...more

How To : Treat shin splints

Runners tend to suffer from painful shin splints. Treatment techniques for dealing with shin splints can provide tremendous relief to runners and others who suffer. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Stretch calf muscle Ge ...more

How To : Treat tibial stress fractures in sports medicine

Tibial stress fractures are a very painful condition that have to be treated the right way. Tibial stress fracture treatments and healing methods include rest, stretching and wearing certain equipment. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how to video on health and rehab ...more

How To : Treat patellar tendinitis in sports medicine

Patellar tendinitis is pain just below the knee cap. Patellar tendinitis treatment tips and techniques can supplement the direct care one receives from a doctor, trainer or physical therapist. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take A ...more

How To : Treat tennis elbow in sports medicine

Tennis elbow is also known as lateral epicondylitis. Tennis elbow injuries can be one long frustration for the tennis player. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Rest elbow Ice and massage elbow Try ultrasound and deep fric ...more

How To : Treat a dislocated shoulder

A dislocated shoulder results when the head of the humerus pops out of the socket joint. This is not a gradual event, but rather a sudden even where the shoulder moves out of its normal location. Learn how to treat a dislocated shoulder and stay fit in this sports medicine how ...more

How To : Treat a pinched nerve in the neck

Pinched nerves usually occur in the neck, but can lead to pain and muscle spasms throughout the upper back and arm. And despite all the rumors, neck nerves are not pinched by muscles, but rather by disks in your back. Learn how to treat a pinched nerve in the neck and stay fit ...more

How To : Treat calf muscle strains

There are two calf muscles in each leg, both of which can be injured. Healing and treating a calf strain can take time and patience. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Stretch with knee bent & straight Medial calf injured ...more

How To : Make eggs with the Joy of Cooking

Seventy-five years ago, a St. Louis widow named Irma Rombauer took her life savings and self-published a book called The Joy of Cooking. Her daughter Marion tested recipes and made the illustrations, and they sold their mother-daughter project from Irma's apartment. Today, nin ...more

Books : Digital vs. Analog

Since the invention of the printing press, books have been a dominant and iconic paradigm in our culture and throughout the world. During my years in elementary and high school, the digital world was on the rise sparking the conversation: Are Books Obsolete. Over the last year ...more

How To : Make a working bibliography in just a few steps

Making a research paper is a lot of work. To keep a reference is not easy. Here is a good method: You will need: - Patience - 3" x 5" index cards - Patience - Writing Pen - Patience - References - Knowledge on citing references - Patience Optional: - Highlighter - More Patien ...more

How To : Use nested styles in Adobe InDesign CS3

Adobe InDesign CS3 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who wo ...more

How To : Create an interactive PDF in InDesign CS3

Adobe InDesign CS3 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Use graphics and objects in Adobe InDesign CS3

Adobe InDesign CS3 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who wo ...more

How To : Preflight graphic elements in Adobe InDesign CS3

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Start a new document in InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Make a text frame in Adobe InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Make a paragraph style in Adobe InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Place and flow text in InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Place an image in Adobe InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Wrap text around a graphic in Adobe InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Preflight files in Adobe InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Use the links panel in InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Export from InDesign CS4 to SWF

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

How To : Rotate a spread view in Adobe InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who w ...more

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