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How to Use Speech Recognition Software – 5 Tips for Writers

Speech recognition software is one of the best ways to become a more productive and successful writer; these writing tips will get the most from this tool. This post was dictated using Dragon Naturally Speaking, and was contributed by guest writer Sharon Hurley Hall. She is… Read More »How to Use Speech Recognition Software – 5 Tips for Writers

7 Tips for Writing With a Chronic Illness

These seven tips for writing with a chronic illnes are from Suite101 writer Barbara Melville.

“Writing always poses challenges,” says Melville. “Having a chronic illness, disability, or indeed any circumstances that makes us housebound, can make the writing life seem overwhelming. I took a year out to write, but badly injured my back at the very start. At first, I wanted to give up, but after careful thought I realized I could keep my writing passion alive if I made a few adjustments.”

Below are her tips for writing  while struggling with an illness. For more specific writing tips, click on Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark (one of the best writing books I’ve ever read!).Read More »7 Tips for Writing With a Chronic Illness