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17: Evernote for Writers #4 – Using Evernote for Research

It’s all been leading up to this! Collecting and organizing research is what most writers want to use Evernote for, and is also where the app can get overwhelming. But now that you know how to use it to capture handwritten or typed text, and now that you have strategies for organizing with notebooks and…

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13: Are Chromebooks Good for Writers?

Are Chromebooks Good For Writers

Chromebooks have many attractive qualities: they’re usually inexpensive, seem simple and straight forward to use, are often thin and light, and have long battery life. They also need an Internet connection for 100% functionality and have limited software offerings. Are Chromebooks good laptops for writers? In this episode we dive deep into what they are…

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7: Tools to Block Electronic Distractions While You Write

Block Distractions

The Internet is a shiny bauble full of temptation, no more so than when it’s time to sit down and write. There’s always a notification, an email, a link that needs tapping or clicking or reading. If you find it hard to resist temptation, this week’s episode is for you. I employ several add-ons and…