How music playlists can help you write

How music can help you write

It seems like music playlists are big among writers. I’ve seen people spend inordinate amounts of time coming up with the perfect soundtrack for their characters, especially in the roleplaying world. It’s as inspiring to them as art and maps are to me.

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July 2017 Wallpaper Calendar

July 2017 wallpaper for desktop

Is the summer heating up, or is that just me?

Honestly, I don’t even like summer. I hate being hot or even remotely warm. I overheat easily. It makes me feel sick, gives me a headache, and makes me feel generally icky.

But since I started following the planner community, I’ve discovered a new love for all things summer fun. Flamingoes. Summer blooms. The colour red. And, you guessed it: cacti.

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How to use Auto Text Complete in Liquid Story Binder

How to use the Auto Text Complete tool in Liquid Story Binder

 

Denahih Jhiah. Ishidah Tahnih. Azhela Qhashiil. Epheni Qhaarqhiin Tiqhomh.

As you can imagine, writing out such strange names can be a chore, even if you don’t suffer from Frequent Typo Syndrome. Stopping to check how a city name is spelled or if it’s “i before e” can really slow your writing — or kill your muse dead right where you sit.

Getting it right doesn’t matter for the first draft. But there’s a neater way. A better way. A brilliant way: Liquid Story Binder’s built-in Auto Text Complete tool.

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9 more ways to keep your cat cool in summer

KitKat in a box

Last time, I gave you 8 awesome ways to help your cat stay chill in the summer heat. That post was all about staying hydrated. This one’s more about getting some cool air circulating. (Are you sensing an elemental theme here?)

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Why you should use placeholders

Why you should use placeholders

Here are some quotes from the first draft of the second book in my Guardians trilogy:

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June 2017 WriMo Free Printable

June WriMo 2017

It’s been a while since I released a freebie for tracking your NANOWRIMO word count. Since Camp is just around the corner again, here’s a mini booklet for your Happy Planner!

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June 2017 Wallpaper Calendars

June 2017 for desktop

Are you ready for summer, guys? Remember to grab your June wallpaper!

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How to create a gallery in Liquid Story Binder

How to create a gallery in Liquid Story Binder

In previous tutorials, I’ve shown you how to create both a standard dossier and a custom template. I’ve also explained how to import images to attach to the dossiers you’ve made.

This week, I’m going to show you how to create and attach an entire gallery of them!

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5 things I learned from NaNoWriMo

5 things I learned from Nanowrimo

If you follow me on Twitter or Facebook, you’ll already know that I took part in April’s Camp NaNoWriMo. I didn’t want to write a novel this time (I’m still working on my Guardians trilogy that I started in 2011!) so instead I focused on simply writing every day using a handy prompt sheet by Eva Deverell.

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May 2017 Wallpaper Calendar

Grab your calendars and desktop wallpapers for May! iPhone? iPad? iMac? No problem!

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