Tag Archives: writing
Word Count Tracker

Word Count Tracking Spreadsheet 2019

The Word Count Tracking spreadsheet has been updated for 2019 and it’s available for purchase, right now! The 2019 Word Count Tracking Spreadsheet wasn’t just updated from the 2018 version, but it’s been improved! I hired a developer to not just update the spreadsheet but to add a cool new option that was requested several […]

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iClever Portable Keyboard Review

iClever Keyboard Review

iClever Keyboard Review geared for writers using Scrivener iOS on mobile devices. I use it on my iPhone, so that’s what I show in the video. iClever Keyboard Review   I love Scrivener iOS. I use it on my iPhone, but tapping away on the phone’s screen with those tiny keys was a bit much, […]

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2017 Writing Goals

2017 Goal Setting

2017 Goal Setting for my writing and publishing goals is pretty straight forward: I need to publish more books in 2017 than I have published between 2013 and 2016. 2017 Goal Setting: Publish or Perish From Wikipedia: “Publish or perish” is a phrase coined to describe the pressure in academia to rapidly and continually publish […]

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WordPress Embed Sites

Embed content into WordPress Easily

There is nothing more important than adding great content to your website/blog. Adding content from sites like YouTube or Twitter is a great way to add something extra to your own content. Although WordPress has always made it pretty easy to add content from YouTube to your site, they’ve now made it ridiculously easy to […]

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WIP Progress Bar

Author Work in Progress Bar

You’ve probably seen them on author’s websites, progress bars (or progress meters) that track that writer’s current writing project. It’s a fun way to keep your readers/fans engaged even when you’re busy writing. The progress bar tracks the word or page count of that writer’s “Work in Progress (WIP)”. When I wanted to add my […]

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Transferring Files From Neo 2 Into Scrivener

  I’ve been using the NEO 2 Alphasmart word processor lately to write without distractions from the Internet or checking emails etc. I was worried that a stripped down basic word processor like the NEO 2 wouldn’t work well with my iMac computer and the Scrivener writing software that I use to write my books, […]

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My Next Big Thing

I was asked about “My Next Big Thing” by April Taylor. It’s a cool Internet meme that is going around. Authors agree to answer a few questions about their WIP (work in progress) and they pass on the question to other authors. So here are my answers and at the end, I pass the torch […]

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10 Steps To Become A Better Writer

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Hitting That Brick Wall

 I’m nearing the halfway point of my new book, “She’s Gone”. More details about my new book soon. In this post I want to talk about hitting that proverbial brick wall. I was clipping along nicely writing 1,000-2,000 words per day, then a few days ago, I just got all hung up and couldn’t write. […]

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Freedom Application Video Review

Freedom is a sweet application for the easily distracted writer! Here is my video review of Mac Freedom (no worries, there is also a Windows version)… [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hh97jvZow0A[/youtube] Get Freedom Here Send to Kindle

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