Category Archives: Research

The Research category contains posts showing the research I’ve done over the years on the craft of writing.

I haven’t added new posts to the research category for a long time for a very good reason: I’ve been writing! Now that I finished my first book, I thought I might update the research category with this important tidbit. … Continue reading

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Writer’s Cheat Sheets

I am working on creating some “cheat sheets” (in PDF format) to put on my iPad. It will be possible to use these as a quick reference as I write. When I get the first one created I will put … Continue reading

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Plot diagram

I recently discovered a nice method for helping to keep plot, subplots, and plot layers straight. Ironically, it is from a post made about how to quit using the visual plot and begin using scrivener. It is from romance author … Continue reading

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iaWriter

I have discovered the benefit of one of the writing programs I bought for my iPad. iaWriter is a program written by a company named iA which stands for Information Architects. The thing I discovered, by using it, is that … Continue reading

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Using WordPress with my iPad

I really like WordPress for blogging. On a desktop computer it is really easy to use once you get it all set up. I installed a theme called Weaver which gives very detailed control of the look and feel and … Continue reading

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Interview with BookBaby’s Brian Felsen (video)

I found this video interview with Brian Felsen who is the President of BookBaby. BookBaby distributes eBooks for independent authors for a fixed fee taking nothing on the backend. They have plans for Print On Demand that is affordable and … Continue reading

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