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18: A Conversation with Author Ken Liu (The Grace of Kings)

Ken Liu

Ken Liu is the author of dozens of short stories and one doorstopper of an epic fantasy novel. In this episode he talks about the writing tools he uses to keep track of a huge project like that and why he does his actual writing in a plain text editor. Duration: 16:13:00 Present: K. Tempest…

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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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16: Evernote for Writers #3 – Organizing Evernote

Organizing Evernote

Most writers use Evernote to collect research material, be it web information or data from books and journals. But having all your research in one place won’t help much if you can’t find the specific information you’re looking for because your Evernote is a tangled mess. That’s why I’m tackling organization first. In this episode…

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15: Evernote for Writers #2 – Writing in Evernote

Writing in Evernote

Evernote is great for notes and research and making the writing life a bit more organized, but is it also a good place to get writing done? While the app can’t replace a full-fledged text editor, it does have some benefits as a place to get writing done while you’re away from your computer. Authors…