I’m over at the How to Write Fast blog today, talking about using Scrivener to improve your writing productivity. If you get a chance, stop by and ask a question. I’d love to see you there!
Today I’m blogging over at Romance Magicians on flipping the writing switch. Come check it out and share your ideas.
Normally when I want to focus on my writing, I shut down email and Twitter until I meet my time or word count goal. I tend to do this in stretches, reward myself with some social media, and then shut it off and write again. The last few months though, I’ve been either moderating or
I constantly come across blog entries that I want to read, usually relating to writing, though not always. Often I don’t want or have time to read them right then, but I don’t want to forget about them. Nor do I want a bookmark for every entry I’d like to peruse. Plus, I don’t sync
I’ve been playing hooky from serious writing this week. I need to make some plot decisions, but I was also starting to stress out a little too much. Normally, writing is fun. I love it. When it stopped being fun, I decided to take a few days off from my manuscript. I read a couple
In an effort to stay positive, I decided to celebrate my writing hits for 2009. I took the misses into account when writing my daily plan and 2010 goals, but today’s post is all about getting, and staying, in the game. Even if I’m not batting a thousand. (Sorry, I’m having too much fun with
You’re probably intimately familiar with some sort of word processing software, especially if you’re a writer. But, while Microsoft Word and similar programs are great for formatting a finished manuscript, business letters, and other documents, they may not be the best software for writing a story. There are several programs out there for writers, and there’s