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Top 10 (Tech) Tips for Writers in 2018

writing b logThroughout the year, I share tips with writers that make a big difference in the writing of my novel. Some, you can make use of immediately. Others, file away for that cranky day when your writing limps along and you don’t know why.

Here are the 2018 Top Ten Writer’s Tips, according to readers:

  1. 6 Tips for Western Fiction Writers
  2. Writers Tip #70: Dump Your Spouse if They Complain About Your Writing
  3. 13 Tips for Cozy Mystery Writers
  4. 7 Tips for Literary Fiction Writers
  5. 21 Tips from Strunk and White’s “Elements of Style”
  6. 10 Tips Guaranteed to Rescue Your Story
  7. 19 Self-editing Tips
  8. 20 Tips from Bill Bryson
  9. #AuthorToolboxBlogHop: 5+1 Great Book Marketing Tips That Won’t Cost Anything
  10. 9 Tips If you Must Write Horror

Here are the 2018 Top Ten Tech Tips for Writers, according to my readers:

  1. Tech Tips for Writers #170: Cover Your Webcam!
  2. What is Google Keep and Why Use it in Your Writing?
  3. How to Use Canva in Your Writing
  4. Image Copyright Do’s and Don’ts
  5. Plotting a Story–with a Spreadsheet
  6. How to find stats for your blog
  7. 5 Ways to Personalize Wallpaper on 3 Digital Devices
  8. What Authors Should Know About MS Sway
  9. #AuthorToolboxBlogHop: An Affordable Writing Program
  10. End of Year Tech for Writers: 20 Ways To Speed Up Your Computer

Oh–one more thing. I don’t have enough Twitter followers. If you would follow me, I’ll follow you back! Here’s the handle (with a link):


Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy, the Rowe-Delamagente thrillers, and Born in a Treacherous Time, first in the Man vs. Nature saga. She is also the author/editor of over a hundred books on integrating tech into education, adjunct professor of technology in education, blog webmaster, an Amazon Vine Voice,  a columnist for TeachHUB and NEA Today, and a freelance journalist on tech ed topics. Look for her next prehistoric fiction, Survival of the Fittest, March 2019, first in the Crossroads Trilogy. You can find her tech ed books at her publisher’s website, Structured Learning

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