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Ideas for Daybook and Authors

  Daily self-care To quote The Little Mermaid, “The human world is a mess.” I don’t know how you are faring in this new normal with lockdowns, quarantine, and a second wave of the virus looming, but we all need some self-care. Daybook is first and foremost a journal. Daily journaling is a fantastic method …

How to Use Daybook

  The phone app is only available for Android. But with the web version, both Apple and PC users can access the program using Chrome or Firefox. Create an account It’s probably easiest to use your Gmail to create a new account with Daybook. Just sign in. (Facebook and a personal password are also options.) …

Daybook Journal

Let’s talk about productivity and accountability. We’ve discussed many apps that will help you write, organize, and market. But what about an overall picture of how you are progressing with your writing? I realize not all writers are in this to make money, have huge word counts, or to publish. But it’s always good to …

How Can NaNoWriMo Help Authors?

    One word, people—Community. And productivity. Wait, that’s two words… Two words, people—Community, productivity, and inspiration. Okay… this isn’t working. National Write a Novel Month holds a special place in my heart. It was not where I started writing. (I was an eleven-year-old kid under the covers with a flashlight adding love stories to …

How To NaNoWriMo

    I promise it’s not that painful. Signing up. Visit the site here: https://nanowrimo.org/sign_up and create a new account (if you don’t already have one). Make your screen name easy to remember and use. You’ll need it often. Note: There’s no commitment in creating an account. You don’t have to prove you’re a writer …

NaNoWriMo

  November is upon us, and writers out there are chanting, “Nano, Nano!” If you haven’t heard, November is National Write a Novel Month. The website/group challenges authors to write a 50,000-word book in just thirty days. What? How can this be done? Well, with 1,667 words a day, you too can write a novel …

Ideas for Using Scrivener

  What can I say? Scrivener is one of the most perfect apps for writers. It’s designed to create books, novels, scripts, epic poems, and nonfiction masterpieces. How can you use this program to enhance your writing? Start by opening up a doc and playing. There’s so much inside this program that will strengthen your …

How to Use Scrivener

  Manufacturer: Literature and Latte Cost: Free 30-day trial, $49, with a “generous household” license  Getting Started Open the program and click the File menu and select New. On the pop-up window, choose a template to help you create your novel or choose Blank to start from scratch. Type in a name for your project …

Scrivener

  Scrivener is a word processing program created by Keith Blount, developed by Literature & Latte. It was created with writers in mind. Whether you are working on a screenplay, poetry, or the great American novel, Scrivener will work for you. The program is diverse, and the support is phenomenal. Scrivener is designed for the …

Scrivener

  Scrivener is a word processing program created by Keith Blount, developed by Literature & Latte. It was created with writers in mind. Whether you are working on a screenplay, poetry, or the great American novel, Scrivener will work for you. The program is diverse, and the support is phenomenal. Scrivener is designed for the …