Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Scrivener Fall-out (NOT a falling out)

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I know that this

Anybody who’s remotely paying attention should know that I love Scrivener. I’m near evangelical about its virtues for everything from novel-writing to blog-touring to academic blah organizing. (Yes, my academic blahs need to be organized.)… Read more

 

Two technology-related gripes (A RANT)

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This is how I feel. Can you feel the full force of stinky cat breath in your face? Good. Rant accomplished.

I have two complaints to file today. These have been simmering–no, festering–for weeks, and it’s time I said something.… Read more

 

Stop Dreaming and Start Scrivener-ing

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You know how sometimes you fantasize about this perfect tool that will make a really hard job magically more manageable? And how most of the time that fantasy remains, well, just a fantasy?

Well, here’s good news for writer types … Read more

 

Experts Trump the Internet. I Swear.

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History: go find it live.

I like a short cut as well as anyone else, but sometimes–especially when it comes to research for writing–the Internet can’t deliver the details you can get from an expert.

The Internet is great for … Read more

 

Channel your inner engineer and liberate your library: DIY book scanner

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Here’s what happens if you’re me and you wish you could digitize the essentials of your personal library and take it with you for your year in Paris: you mope around saying things like, “Man, wish I could digitize … Read more

 

Borges on visiting America: forgiving our “unholy jungle of gadgets”

“I found America the friendliest, most forgiving, and most generous nation I had ever visited. We South Americans tend to think of things in terms of convenience, whereas people in the United States approach things ethically.This–amateur Protestant that I am–I … Read more

 

Glogster as extra credit? Fine by me!

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I didn’t know about Glogster.com back when I was teaching in Houston in 2004. Actually, I bet that it didn’t yet exist. But anyway, this online poster-making tool just screams “extra-credit.” I’m guessing that the poster for What Can’t Wait Read more

 

Nostalgia for Darkrooms

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Once upon a time, I was a teenager who had a garage darkroom. I read Margaret Atwood by that red light. The pages of my copy of The Handmaid’s Tale are curled up at the edges … Read more

 

Plug me in, please: free goodreads joomla plug-in

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This goodreads plug-in is magic!

Q: What’s the best technology in Ashley’s book? 

A: Um, magic. Duh.

That is, I want technology that makes things happen without me having to do, well, anything. Usually this means that I am disappointed … Read more

 
 
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