We've all heard of software designed to help us produce a fully-fledged book rather than just a document. Scrivener is one of the best known; it has tools to "manage the writing environment" rather than just write. It seems there's a new product on the market. I haven't tried it yet, but it sounds promising.... Continue Reading →
Atticus: A New Alternative for Writers
I'll admit it. I'm a card-carrying, loud and proud supporter of Vellum. I recommend it to all my friends. It does everything I want when it comes to formatting a book for publication. It doesn't matter whether you are doing an e-book or print version. Vellum has you covered. Except. . .it is Mac only.... Continue Reading →
How Do You Read Your Books?
I'm going to be honest. I don't have time to do a post this morning and I forgot about doing it last night. In a couple of hours, I'm heading off to the North Dallas area (never fun. Traffic is never good there) to take Mom for a procedure on her back. It should be... Continue Reading →
Technology Challenges the creative Mind – and the productive partnership
Cartoonist Howard Tayler recently wrote a series of tweets about the challenges he's faced since completing his 20-year cycle of the Web comic "Schlock Mercenary", and how new technology has disrupted his productivity. As writers, I thought we might all learn something from what he's experienced - and how his wife has experienced and responded... Continue Reading →