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Nanowrimo 2015 – Day 19 Dictation show and tell

I’m still working out the bugs of my dictation set up,  but I can at least show you my toolbox. Dragon for the Macintosh OS version 5 is my go-to dictation program. Created by Nuance, the Macintosh version has some significant differences from the original PC versions. Still, it is head and shoulders above the built-in Mac OS dictate application and gets better the more you use it. I bought mine directly from Nuance for $149.   For instance, yesterday’s blog I used the built-in…

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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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