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How to Make Yourself Look Good Without Lying

Hello, my name is Katherine, and I’m a writer with an inferiority complex. When I approach a new market or B2B client, the sentence most commonly edited out of my queries is, “I don’t really match your ‘call for submissions’ descr...

2019 April PAD Challenge: Day 18

For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Little (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then write your poem. Possible titles include: “Little Guy,” “Little Richard,” “L...

Best of the Web – The TLA Edition

Greetings from the Austin, Texas airport where I’m waiting for a flight home after a great three days at the TLA annual conference. I gave three presentations and ran two workshops during the… Read the whole entry at FreeTech4Te...

How to Make Your Own Mobile App

On Tuesday morning I published a post about great service called Glide that enables anyone who can make a Google Sheet to make his or her own mobile app. Judging by the volume of emails and Twitter… Read the whole entry at FreeTech4Te...

How I Wrote an Extended Series

Where is this going? Many people ask me this when discussing my Henrietta and Inspector Howard series. It’s not a bad question. The answer is … I don’t know. Sadly, I’m not the type of writer who has the whole series cleverly planne...

2019 April PAD Challenge: Day 17

For today’s prompt, write a reason poem. If this prompt seems unreasonable, just remember all the reasons you write poetry or enjoy cooking, dancing, singing, etc. Or provide a reasoned argument for your lack of reason. Only you know your...

A New Way to Customize Google Slides

Earlier this month Google announced a huge update to Google Slides in the form of native support for audio files. Yesterday, Google Slides got another update that many users will like. That is the… Read the whole entry at FreeTech4Tea...

Glide – Make Your Own App by Just Making a Spreadsheet

Glide is an amazing free tool that I featured in a presentation during yesterday’s TLA Tech Glamp. Glide enables anyone who can make a spreadsheet in Google Sheets to create his or her own mobile app…. Read the whole entry at Fr...

Emotional Danger for Page-Turning Tension

Jordan Rosenfeld’s newest craft title, How to Write a Page-Turner: Craft a Story Your Readers Can’t Put Down examines the role of tension in each and every aspect of your novel. She starts with the four biggest elements of tension that ...

Writing Prompt: The Hatching

Now that spring is in full swing, there will be egg hunts everywhere! I even saw a basket of plastic eggs outside of a Trader Joe’s and considered being the lucky keeper, but opted to leave it for a child to find instead. That’s probabl...

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