Category Archives: Tools

Discussion of tools for writers

Sketch Characters Like A Police Artist

See that pretty face there? Know who it is? Almost looks like your brother-in-law’s sister, right? Or maybe it’s that girl you knew in college. You know, the one who…

Build Worlds Ripe With Stories

I often hear beginning writers lament that they’ve built their world, but don’t seem to have any good ideas for stories. Excuse me? You mean you’ve built an entire world but…

The Best Time for Writing

As I have mentioned in previous articles (here and here) I wrote a tool that keeps track of how much I write, and when. I’m really bad and developing mechanical…

Anatomy of a Writer’s Website

Like many writers, I have a website. And just like most other writers’ sites, mine has evolved slowly over a long time, collecting cruft and fozzle all over the place,…

A time-saving tech trick for self promoters

If you’re in charge of your own online promotion, I’ll bet I know a way you could save some time and aggravation. Your book is available on Kindle, Kobo, Sony,…