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Simple tools: file corruption

This article is a continuation of the earlier post,┬áIn praise of simple tools. Software tools form ecosystems unto themselves – writing tools included – but if you are a creative…

Apple’s iBooks Author may have a deadly hidden sting

The Apple iBookstore is a really easy place to buy and sell books, and many authors want to get in on that, so it makes sense that some might look…

A hashtag for students following my writing

As part of my work with high school students in Saskatchewan, one of my teacher colleagues has asked me to start tweeting a writer’s diary as I work on Strange…

In praise of simple tools

What tool do you use for your writing? If you’re like most of the free world, you don’t even think about it. You just open up Word (or possibly Open…

Measurement is the heart of improvement

Want to know a trick about getting more done? Find a way to measure your output, and then do so. Regularly. I’ve used this trick any number of times over…