Category: On Writing
Yes, you read the headline correctly.My top iOS apps have nothing to do with the craft of writing; in other words, you won’t find a word processing tool here. But they have everything to do with running a writing business. These are the five apps that have made my writing (business) life easier. I use […]
I walked over to my local coffeehouse yesterday (Mystic Mocha) and on the way home saw a weathered bench that I thought would make an interesting photo. I pulled out my iPhone and snapped. I knew the photo would need cropping and editing, but I was pretty sure I could make something of it. The […]
I’ve always been drawn to places where history took place.
It only takes one yes. After giving up my childhood dream of being an archaelogist, I turned my attention to writing – specifically writing for magazines. Here’s what happened: I went to my first writer’s conference in Phoenix, Arizona where the editor of Arizona Highways told a story about assigning articles to three freelancers. But, as it turned out, […]
If you’ve read my blog posts: Anatomy of an Article, Parts 1 and 2, you’ll know I’m a great one for note-taking. Take a minute and read those two posts, then come back and read this . I recently traveled to Aztec Ruins in northern New Mexico, which was once occupied by what we called Anasazi; today […]