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Guide To Dictation by Cindy Grigg

Nanowrimo 2015 – Day 20 – Dictation for the Productive Writer

Dictation: Salvaging Nanowrimo after a wrist fracture September 2015 was my Nanowrimo pre-preparation month.  I knew which story I wanted to write and planned to dedicate October to brainstorming and outlining. Before undertaking planning, I thought I’d take time in September to get all my tools together. I made sure the MacBook was in working condition and that  I had the current Scrivener version.  I double checked my external hard drive, Time Capsule and thumb drives for backups. Initially, I was not sure about diving…

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Scrivener Tips for Writing Your Novel

Scrivener is my jam. Like most, I started creative writing with Microsoft Word. That venerable word processor is still the industry standard but, when it comes to organizing, researching, drafting and revising a novel, Scrivener is hard to top. Scrivener’s origins go back to 2005 when writer and programmer, Keith Blount, offered the beta version in the NaNoWriMo forums. He, since, has formed Literature and Latte with a feature-packed Scrivener as the flagship product and regular NaNo Sponsor.  It truly is a “Complete Writing Studio.” Here…

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