Let’s face it. There are times when I simply don’t want to write. Writing is hard work, and writing consistently is even harder. This is especially true if you have pain or other challenges that make it even more difficult. In this article, I get into writing in the midst of pain and other challenges. […]
Do you ever curate content? In case you’re scratching your head right about now, let me explain what I mean by curating content, and then I’ll get into how you can easily do it using two free tools, OneNote and Feedly.
Even though I may not know you, I can hear your protests when you read the words, “reasons every author should have a blog.” As a busy author, you already have enough to do, right? You likely spend so much time writing your books, the last thing you want to do is write more content for […]
One of my former coworkers used to use PowerPoint for planning. I thought she was crazy. Come to find out, she’s actually on to something! I decided to see if I could use PowerPoint as an editorial calendar and I was pleasantly surprised with the results. Here’s how to do it.
Do you tell compelling stories in your writing? I’ll be honest. Storytelling is probably one of my weakest attributes as a writer. Every now and then, as if by some weird act of happenstance, I manage to tell a compelling story. But most of the time, I stick to the facts. While I’ve heard about […]
When I first switched from OneNote to Evernote, the one thing that I struggled with most was that the Evernote web clipper was far superior to the OneNote web clipper. The good news is, since then, the OneNote Web Clipper has improved tremendously. I’m now very happy with it. Now here’s why, as a blogger […]
Have you ever worked really hard on a PowerPoint presentation or other type of document and then lost all of your hard work due to some type of glitch, or forgetting to save it? Or have you ever been away from your main computer and wished you could access a presentation you had worked on […]
If you like using image editing tools such as PicMonkey, Canva, and Pixlr to create images for your blog, I recommend checking out PicsArt. PicsArt is a great tool for creating collages, adding special effects and text to images, and more. You can then share those images with the PicsArt community, share them on social […]
I love Microsoft! There, I said it! It’s long been thought that creatives, whether they be writers, videographers, or graphic designers, should use Macs. And while there are many great things about Macs and other Apple products, Microsoft Office and my Microsoft Surface Book are tools that I simply can’t live without in my content […]
First, the good news. Bananas are one of the easiest things to eat without teeth. Now for the bad news. Eating bananas without teeth doesn’t have a darn thing to do with content creation. Well, not exactly. But coming up with bad ideas for blog posts is often an important aspect of the content […]