Tech Tricks

Tech Tricks for Writers: Looking for Comps

Here’s a tech trick for writers who are looking for comps. When you are querying a book with an agent or editor, it’s important to have good comps for your manuscript. What is a comp? It’s a book, movie, or story that is a good comparison for your story. It’s telling an agent or editor,… Read more »

Tech Tricks for Writers: Apple Maps Update

Here’s another tech tip for writers! Setting is so important to story.¬†Are you writing a book set in a place far from home? Are you not sure what monuments or buildings look like as your character walks down the street? Apple Maps has a new update that gives you a 3D look at places, mostly… Read more »

Tech Tricks for Writers: VRBO

Time for another tech trick for writers. Where does your character live? What does their house, apartment, or room look like? There are lots of ways to get interior design ideas from Pinterest or Wayfair or Houzz. But what about VRBO? VRBO is an app that lets you look at the interior of a house… Read more »

Tech Tricks for Writers: Autocorrect

Here’s a fun tech trick for writers. Have you ever gotten really frustrated with autocorrect? Of course you have. But sometimes it offers genius moments. Unexpected combinations of words. Creative interpretations our logical brains would never produce. Hilariously inappropriate statements. Just recently I suggested that my husband get a cough drop but autocorrect suggested a… Read more »