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Shrink Your Words With The Shorter Thesaurus

Social media gives us the ability to communicate less to more people. A Facebook status is one or two cleverly written sentences. Twitter allows 140 characters for a tweet, including hashtags and a shortened url. Txts r shrtr Gone is the Dickens era of descriptive and meaningful prose. We r short & sweet.   Today, I’m […]

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Platform Building Ideas Presented on Pinterest

I was surprised to discover most writers are introverts. Because I’m obnoxious an extrovert, I assumed all writers were. Surprise!  When I first started attending writers meetings  years ago, I met many quiet, well-behaved people.  I actually think writers are  so busy talking to their imaginary characters and creating scenes in their minds, they can […]

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Upload Blog Photos Easily with Photo Gallery

If you’re already  blogging and uploading digital pictures for visuals, you might ignore this post. DON’T DO THAT! I mean, “Please, don’t do that.” I do have some manners. A few free Microsoft programs have changed my blogging life.     I used pictures, but they weren’t enhanced, bordered, or watermarked.  There were only a […]

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Your New Best Friend: The Pin It Bookmarklet

  I try to stay in tune with the social media trends, but get a little lost.  The world invented itself around me and I don’t see the landscape I grew up in of the 70’s,  console television sets with rabbit ears and 20 pound rotary phones with 20 foot curly cords.  I’m blessed to […]

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