Ideas for Using Aeon Timeline

Ideas for Using Aeon Timeline 1. Timeline The simple answer to the question “What do I use Aeon Timeline for?” is a timeline. I know that sounds obvious, but think about how that could work for a project. Chart each event of a novel, novella, story, whatever with details added for character, setting, and arcs. …

Book 11 Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy by Martha Wells fulfills the “Book with a with a robot, cyborg, or AI character” category of the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. It is the fourth novella in the Murderbot series. The fifth will be published this May. The new one is a full novel rather than the novella format of the first …

How to Use Aeon Timeline

  How to Use AeonTimeline To begin, getfamiliar with Aeon Timeline’s vocabulary. Entity—people,locations, story arcs, projects, etc. associated with events Event—anoccurrence on the timeline Relationship—aconnection between an Entity and an Event Group—aset of entities based on their relationship   Aeon Timeline allowsa user to jump in right away in creating a project. No pre-planning necessary,as …

Book 10 X by Sue Grafton

X by Sue Grafton fulfills the category “Book with only Words on the Cover” for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. It’s number twenty-four in her Kinsey Millhone series. Yes, I have read all the others and plan to finish Y is for Yesterday by the end of 2020. Plus, doing X for my tenth blog …

Aeon Timeline: Project Manager

Aeon Timeline is a visual, project management program that creates detailed timelines. It began as an idea for writers to have a more substantial timeline software but has expanded with templates for everyday use, such as legal, financial, and project planning. It can even be used as a day calendar. In general, the program can …

Book 9 A Princess in Theory

A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole fulfills the “Book by a Woman of Color” category for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. The novel seemed like a fantastic choice to end Black History Month, for everything Ms. Cole has done for Romance Writers of America over the years and especially the past two months. I …

Book 8 The Hunger

The Hunger by Alma Katsu fulfills the category “Book with a Map” for the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. Since February is Women in Horror Month, I posted the novel now rather than part of the horror fest I have planned for October. The book is an alternate history of the Donner Party with a scary …

Literature Map

Today, I want to share a site that one of my reference librarians, Trevor Oakley, shared with me. Both readers and writers will find the site useful. It’s called Literature Map. https://www.literature-map.com/ The site assists readers in finding authors similar to those they enjoy, plain and simple.  Type the name of an author and the …

Book 7 Queen of Hearts

Queen of Hearts by Kathryn R. Biel fulfills the “Book I Meant to Read in 2019” category of the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. I read the first two novels in the New Beginnings series last year. I enjoy Ms. Biel’s stories very much. I read Paradise by the Dashboard Lights this fall, then slapped myself …

Ideas for Using Trello

Trello has many uses as a project manager. As writers though, we can tweak this program for our own use. Organize Publishing Projects Create a detailed To-Do list with cards for Drafting, Editing, Publishing, Marketing, Social Media, and more. Don’t forget to add Due Date for each card to keep yourself on task. Once the …