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Understanding Tech Fundamentals: The Basics All Writers Need

by Lisa Norman

A mouse using a laptop with a trackpad

Two students came into one of my "build your own website" classes. One was geeky and he'd dragged along his friend who described himself as impossibly tech challenged. One of the first things my non-geek student said was, "The internet just doesn't make sense to me.… Read the post

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How to Write Sharable Newsletters Part 2—A Fish Story

by Lisa Norman

so many fish

In Part 1, we covered why you want a newsletter and some of the key basics of the technology that you need to have in place to collect email addresses and send emails that will reach your readers’ inboxes.… Read the post

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How to Write a Newsletter People Will Actually Share, Part 1

by Lisa Norman

vector image showing newsletters and emails sharing and flying around

There's a hole in the bucket.

When I work with writers on their marketing, everyone has a firm opinion about newsletters. Many authors come to me aggressively denying their need for a newsletter. "You can't make me do one!"… Read the post

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9 Magic Ways Collaborative Storytellers Empower Writing

by Lisa Norman

Close-up image of a red 20-sided role-playing gaming die on a character sheet. Within the background magic potions

A few years back, I found an online streaming group called the Streampunks. Much like the folks at Critical Role, these are a group of friends broadcasting their role-playing games live in real time (also available via replay on YouTube).… Read the post

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How to Survive the Singularity of Rapid Technological Change

by Lisa Norman

fantasy planet with a singularity on the horizon

Are you feeling any tech stress? I know that I am. Hang with me for a moment, and I promise there is a happy ending to this post.

Some things I've heard authors say recently:

  • I'll never learn all of the stuff I'm supposed to know as an author!
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