Grant the “Authors” permission to those who can write a new post and manage the blog through the Live Blog module.
Grant the “Remote Access” permission to those authors who can write a new post remotely using Live Writer or other such software client.
Note: “Remote Access” requires that user is an “Author”. “Remote Access” permission does not add any value on its own.
2. Settings – Click Manage Blog
Begin by specifying the blog name, description, theme and its features.