The Productive Author’s Guide to Dictation

I have rebranded, retitled, redesigned, and republished a resource I completed at the end of 2014, detailing how dictation has revolutionized my fiction writing and blogging. I also use dictation for some non-fiction tasks, but I have found it better for creative thought than it is for assimilating or synthesizing. That said, I meet people […]

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Using Pressure To One’s Advantage As a Writer

Since I’ve been fairly immersed in pressure this week, I focused on finding more ways to channel it. Here’s what I came up with. Financial Pressure – Rar! I had some writing and publishing expenses beyond my usual monthly investment. Unusual outlays of cash have always created dissonance for me as an artist, because I […]

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Daring to Squirm as a Writer

Last night I was at a singles event where a relationship expert presented techniques on how to flirt. And then we were turned loose to flirt. – All introverts just shrieked in horror. – I know because I pick up the introvert frequency. While I’ve trained myself to be a fairly gutsy and outgoing lady, […]

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Full Cast Versus Single Reader Audio Books

This week I have a question for my fellow audio book nerds: full cast or single reader? I have developed a distinct preference, but I realize that doesn’t mean everyone else has. To get a better sense for the general feeling among others who ingest much of their reading through their ears, I thought I’d […]

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