Google Keep: How to Use it

Google Keep, whether used on the phone or computer, takes notes. It’s that simple. Here’s how to do it: Take a note: Click on the + sign to make a new note.  Then type.  Or hit the mic on your keyboard (on your phone) and record.  Then do nothing. The data is added to a …

Book 2 Beating About The Bush

Beating About the Bush by MC Beaton fulfills the “Book from a Series with more than Twenty Books” category of the PopSugar 2020 Reading Challenge. It is the thirtieth novel in the Agatha Raisin series. It is also probably the last one we will get from MC Beaton. She passed away on December 30, 2019. …

Google Keep 1 of 3

First App, favorite App I’m not gonna lie. Google Keep is my favorite app. I tell everyone about it. Daily. It’s a nuisance. I decided to do Keep first to get the annoying over with. But be warned, I will probably mention it again and again in the blog. Google Keep is a notecard app. …

Book 1 The Bronze Key

The Bronze Key by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare fulfills the category “Book with Gold, Silver or Bronze in the Title” for the 2020 PopSugar Reading Challenge. Since this is my first blog of the year, I went big. When you basically have Harry Potter fanfic by two amazing authors, you end up reading the …

Welcome to Apps for Writers

Welcome to my Apps for Writers Blog. My purpose is to assist people, especially writers, to find the best programs to enhance their writing. There are so many out there. Whether it’s for the phone, laptop, Mac or PC, the choices are astounding. No one has time to sit and evaluate all the programs. Not …

Into to the 2020 Challenge

It’s almost 2020 and there’s a new PopSugar Reading Challenge. I finished the 2019 challenge a few weeks ago and I’m raring to start the next. Am I a glutton for punishment? Yes, I am. Which works out well because one prompt is a book about one of the seven deadly sins. I’m prepped. The …

Extra Book 5: The Haunting of Torre Abbey

So here’s another extra book I read for the category “Book set in an Abbey, Cloister, etc.” Snort! I found this title at work, which conveniently is the library. I was desperate for a story for the category as I did not wish to listen to fifty-four hours of The Mists of Avalon. The Redwall …

Extra Book 4: A Morbid Taste for Bones

A Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis Peters fulfilled the “Book that Takes Place in an Abbey, Convent, Monastery or Cloister” category for the PopSugar 2019 Reading Challenge. Well, almost. I had some difficulty finding a story for the category. I downloaded Mists of Avalon only to realize I bought the fifty-four-hour version. Yeah, too …

Extra Book 3: My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite fulfilled the “Book from Asia, Africa or South America.” I read it by accident after reading Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. I thought Mr. Noah’s book had more bite to it, so I included it in the original fifty. My Sister, the Serial Killer was a …

Extra Book 2: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

The puzzle book was another category I doubled up on. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein fulfilled the category “Book revolving around a puzzle or game” in the PopSugar 2019 Reading Challenge. I read the book for the challenge not realizing I had already fulfilled the category with The Lying Game. I went …