City Sidewalks, An Addendum

Staci got a little confused about her schedule but got it worked out – see how she did it…

Staci Troilo

So BusyThis time of year, I think we’re all busy. In addition to any holiday preparations and celebrations we might be dealing with, we probably have a lot of end-of-year work to complete. I know I do. On all counts.

In short, I’ve been distracted.

So distracted, in fact, that I scheduled a post for today and completely forgot about it. I initially wrote it so I could promote a guest post. Then I had another guest post. And somewhere along the way, I forgot it was a “guest post” post and just used it as a regular post.

Like I said, distracted.

So, if you would take a little pity on my muddled brain, I’d like to invite you to learn a little more about When We Finally Kiss Goodnight, the novella I talked about earlier today, by visiting some of my friends.

  • Craig Boyack’s robot girl assistant, Lisa…

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What’s New With Scrivener 3?

Find out what’s new with the latest version of Scrivener with this new post on Story Empire today.

Story Empire

Merry Christmas, SE readers! Today, I share the gift of good Scrivener news, just in time for the holidays – as Joan has listed the software as a good writer gift. It’s been well known for a while that Literature & Latte, makers of Scrivener, that newer versions of the software were in the works. Let’s take a look at what’s coming – or has arrived already.

New Versions for Mac and Windows

First, Scrivener 3 is the name of the new version and that will be consistent for both Mac and Windows versions. Earlier Mac versions of Scrivener were 1 & 2 while Windows version 1 was released several years later. Literature & Latte is simply standardizing their version scheme to be consistent so don’t think a Windows version is already out there.

The Mac version is now available and existing users can purchase the upgrade for a discount…

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Starting a story III

Every story is different in how I develop it – see how Craig Boyack might develop one in today’s Story Empire post.

Story Empire

Hi, Gang. Craig here again, and I’m back on the topic of starting a story. I also want to weave in the importance of a good notebook. For reference purposes, here are the links to the previous posts. New Story and Media Res.

I get ideas all the time. Most of them are pretty worthless. Other times, I jot a line or two into my phone or iPad and store it away. These can become stories all by themselves, but more often will appear as a situation in something I’m already writing.

Occasionally, I’ll share a vignette on my own blog, and this is what happened back in November. The value goes beyond just entertaining my followers. I have a category in the sidebar called Short Stories and Vignettes. Surprise! It’s another form of notebook for me.

This little story doesn’t even have a title. It’s very short, so…

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