Hey, SE Readers. Joan here today with more of my thoughts on writing. “Truth is stranger than fiction.” Probably everyone has heard this quote or some variation. If you google for who wrote it, you’re not likely to get a definitive answer. Some say it was Lord Byron, while others attribute the quote to Mark … Continue reading Using Real Life Experiences in Fiction
Hello to all the Story Empire readers, PH here today with a Scrivener tip I hope you'll find useful. Ever realized your formatting is incorrect throughout your documents? It could be simple things like the type of quotation marks (smart or straight) or you think there are lots of extra blank spaces present. Well, there’s … Continue reading How to Change Formatted Content in Scrivener
Hi, SEers! Mae here today with something for you to ponder. During the course of life, there are many mind-boggling questions that cross our paths. Which came first—the chicken or the egg? If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? What happens when … Continue reading Friday Writing Question: Draft or Edit
Hello SErs! Harmony here. With all the recent changes to Twitter's tweeting and auto-tweet rules, I thought it might be useful to talk about how we can use the IFTTT platform to help us out a little. I used to subscribe to Roundteam, which took care of a lot of my retweets for me, and … Continue reading How to use IFTTT (If This, Then That) with Twitter
Hi, SEers! It’s another Mae Day on Story Empire. I’m going to stray a bit from the usual path to talk about…writing. Confused? Then let me explain. I’m going to show my age by revealing that when I went to grade school we had penmanship classes. I remember sitting at my desk in fourth grade … Continue reading Is Cursive Dead?