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AuthorToolboxBlogHop 11 Bits of Wisdom I Learned From a Computer

AuthorToolboxBlogHop 11 Bits of Wisdom I Learned From a Computer


“Garbage collect” is where computer folks search out code or processes that are no longer relevant and delete them to optimize the software or app.

#AuthorToolboxBlogHop: 11 Bits of Wisdom I Learned From a Computer

Every year, I make New Year resolutions and ignore them. I don't promise to fulfill them. I don't even check my progress and revise as needed.

This post is for Alex Cavanaugh's Insecure Writers Support Group (click the link for details on what that means and how to join.

I'm excited to have Chrys Fey's Mom (an author grandma–yay!), Elaine Kaye, as my guest today on WordDreams. She writes the Gregory Green Adventure ...

December 7-13, Computer Science Education will host the Hour Of Code–a one hour introduction to coding, programming, and why students should love it.

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Throughout the years one thing I've learned is that no matter our differences, we all go through a lot in life.


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10 Bits of Wisdom I Learned From a Computer

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In 2008, my son was born. My life changed. No longer quite so free to go out wherever I wanted, I happily stayed in with my first born, rocking him, ...

Taking a break every so often from any project or situation, to clear your head and make room for fresh ideas, should be beneficial, even rejuvenating.

Born in the harsh world of East Africa 1.8 million years ago, where hunger, death, and predation are a normal part of daily life, Lucy and her band of early ...

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... opposite which one could call a Writer's flood or a writer's overflow), but over the years I've discovered some creative and fun ways to get the writing ...


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These 11 awesome apps will help you keep your classroom (and your life) organized all year long! These 11 awesome apps will help you keep your classroom ...

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As we take time off of writing to spend with family, here's a site you want to share with your kids over this holiday:

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Over the last two weeks I have been featuring the contributors to this anthology of true and significant events. Writers share intimate and life changing ...

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When you read your story, does it sound off, maybe you can't quite put your finger on it, but you know you've done something wrong?

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There's no shame in not achieving the goal of 50,000 words because a writer is a winner when actually sitting down and writing!

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Over the years, I've struggled to teach in ways my students would understand. Standing at the front of the classroom stopped working so I researched (and ...

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I'm reposting this from a few years ago. Back then, I didn't have many readers so now, I wanted to share these pithy thoughts–including a few updates–with ...

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Joseph Michael-The Scrivener Coach. Struggling to learn how to use Scrivener for your writing.

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I'm interviewing author Nerine Dorman on my cluculzwriter blog on Monday, Nov. 2, 2009. Nerine was Keith Pyeatt's editor for his first novel Dark Knowledge.

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My high school has an Alumni Association Banquet on the Saturday before Memorial Day for all the graduates of AHS from 1921-1972.

Guest Interview with Laura Morelli, Author of The Painter's Apprentice: A Novel of 16th-Century Venice

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