Tag Archives: Computer use

Polish Your Prose Word by Word

No, I’m not talking about checking each word for spelling errors or typos, although that is also part of the final polish. What I’m talking about is rooting out particular words that are so common in everyday speech, but make … Continue reading

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Who is stealing your time?

 What do you do when you first sit at your computer in the morning? If you’re anything like most people I know, you begin by checking your emails and messages. Well, I don’t do that now—I get right to work … Continue reading

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Surviving NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is just around the corner. For those of you unfamiliar with the event, it is a month during which novelists and aspiring novelists write a body of work that will be the major part of … Continue reading

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