#AuthorToolboxBlogHop: Why Google Keep is a Great Notetaking Tool for Writers
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#AuthorToolboxBlogHop: Why Google Keep is a Great Notetaking Tool for Writers

Hello and welcome to the #AuthorToolboxBlogHop which meets every third Wednesday of the month to share resources and tips for authors. Thanks to Raimey Gallant for hosting this venture. Please join to learn more about the craft of writing and to meet bloggers who are dedicated to helping each other become the best writers possible. Click here to … Continue reading

Tech Tips for Writers #130: 7 Google Apps Tricks Writers Should Know
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Tech Tips for Writers #130: 7 Google Apps Tricks Writers Should Know

Tech Tips for Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread. I’ll cover issues that friends, both real-time and virtual, have shared. Feel free to post a comment about a question you have. I’ll cover it in a future Tip. If you use Google Apps (Docs, Sheets, Draw, and the rest), here are seven … Continue reading

Tech Tips for Writers #128: Top Ten Chromebook Shortkeys for Writers
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Tech Tips for Writers #128: Top Ten Chromebook Shortkeys for Writers

Tech Tips for Writers is an occasional post on overcoming Tech Dread. I’ll cover issues that friends, both real-time and virtual, have shared. Feel free to post a comment about a question you have. I’ll cover it in a future Tip. When I write, I don’t like interruptions. I’m completely in my head with my … Continue reading

10 Hits and Misses for 2017
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10 Hits and Misses for 2017

Since I started this blog six-and-a-half years ago, I’ve had over 2.1 million visitors, 3300 on my busiest day, with over 23,000 comments on the 1,509 articles I’ve posted about writing. I have several columns: writer’s tips (sign up by clicking here) book reviews (usually Fridays) tech tips for writers (occasional) In between, I write what’s on … Continue reading

End of Year Tech for Writers: Image and Backup Your Computer
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End of Year Tech for Writers: Image and Backup Your Computer

This week, I’ll post three holiday activities that will get your digital devices ready for the blitz of writing you’ll swear to accomplish in New Year resolutions. Here’s what you’ll get: Update Your Online Presence Speed Up Your Computer Backup and Image your computer I post this every year and have included several great suggestions from … Continue reading

End of Year Tech for Writers: 20 Ways To Speed Up Your Computer
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End of Year Tech for Writers: 20 Ways To Speed Up Your Computer

This week, I’ll post three holiday activities that will get you ready for the blitz of writing you’ll swear to accomplish in New Year resolutions. Here’s what you’ll get (the links won’t be active until the post goes live): Update Your Online Presence Speed Up Your Computer Backup and Image your computer Today: 24 Ways to Speed … Continue reading