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Software for Novel or Short Story Writing

Every writer I’ve met has a favorite word processor, ranging from notepad, to specialized software designed solely to help you write that award winning novel. So, not wanting to feel left out I’ve tried a bunch. Writeway. Is not only free, someone who uses it every day recommended it. Yet, for reasons known only to […]

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NEO2 Word Processor

I just received my NEO2 word processor that I bought for $25, including shipping, on eBay. Yup, that’s kind of silly. After all I have four functioning computers. So why do I want this antique? Well, it will provide distraction free writing. It will allow me to write a first draft without editing as I […]

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Not an Author, Says Who?

This is for all of you that write endlessly and swear you’re not an author. My grandfather wrote a book based on Jean Auel’s Earth’s ChildrenĀ® Series. The first page says “Earth's Children as envisioned by Ivans P Macdonald” But the prelude says, “Not an Author.” As a side note: This also includes a not […]

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Characters and Writing Inspiration

I love characters, but I’m usually at a loss when it comes time to put them into a new situation. So instead of keeping random notes that quit making sense after a few days, I started a Pinterest –Writer’s Inspiration thingy. That’s where I put pictures of people, places, things, and quotes. It’s completely random […]

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