How My iPad (Maybe) Makes Me a Better Writer

So, I bought an iPad last week. To be honest I’m still trying to figure out if that was a good idea. Unlike most blogs I’ve seen examining the iPad for a writer, I’m not writing this post on my iPad. In fact, I can think of nothing more maddening than writing long form documents on an iPad.

Though the iPad will never replace my laptop as my primary writing instrument, I’ve been finding some pretty useful ways to use it to make me a better writer. Here are a few I’ve discovered over the last couple days. Continue reading “How My iPad (Maybe) Makes Me a Better Writer”

Why the Future is Now for Ghostwriters and Freelance Writers

My future is dependent on the future of books and publishing. And if you’re a writer…so is yours. As such, we should follow the trends and changes in the publishing world with great interest—especially the continued rise of ebook publishing and the growing acceptability of self-publishing.

Here’s a nifty little video produced by the marketing group at Dorling Kindersly, a division of Penguin Group. Watch the whole thing—it’s worth it.

 

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