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Tuesday
Aug252015

Reflections on writing and technology

notebook-smallMany of my articles on this blog are reflections on writing and technology. Although there are some writers who eschew the idea of technology, I believe that if you define “technology” widely enough, it becomes obvious that all writers use technology.

Even those who are fortunate enough to have an assistant to whom they can dictate their thoughts, and who will then type them up, are using technology – albeit at one remove

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Thursday
Aug202015

5 Ways to further your writing project when you can’t work on it directly

I am a writer.There can be several reasons why it is not possible to work on your book, blog or other writing project. Maybe you’ve saved it in the cloud, and don’t have an internet connection. Perhaps you didn’t think you would have the time to write, so didn’t take your laptop with you. Or maybe you’re waiting outside the school gates. Whatever the reason, you can usually still do something. Here are the strategies that I’ve found work for me.

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Tuesday
Aug112015

7 ways to tackle writing a book when you need to write articles too

JugglingMy aim is very simple: I should like to generate a passive income. I could do so by selling affiliate products or by having ads all over the place. But I prefer to do it, mainly at least, by writing.

But there’s a problem.

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Thursday
Jul302015

How to make a living from writing: new video series

Joanna PennJoanna Penn has launched a new series of free videos on the theme of how to make a living from writing.

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Tuesday
Jul282015

The Writing Machine (Patent Pending)

Writing MachineI first had the idea for a writing machine many years ago, while watching an episode of the Avengers

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