A collection of writing hacks and tips for beginning (and most other) writers.
A few days ago, while Googling résumé articles, I ran across a blog post by somebody who genuinely had no clue about why anybody would personalize a résumé for a job application. She was no raving lunatic. She wrote logically – [...]
An Orchestra Musician’s Guide to Interview Stress Reduction One of the hardest parts of becoming a successful performer in the arts is learning to deal with auditions and audition stress. Whether it's an orchestra audition, a competitive dance elimination, or [...]
The Great, Frugal Summer-Doldrums Software Experiment, Part 2 As previously posted in Part 1, I’m experimenting with replacing Microsoft Office with other free and cheap alternatives. My first challenge was installing LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice. Normally this is an easy [...]
Evernote: The Amazing Universal, Memory-Enhancing, Elephant-Inspired, Keep Anything Notebook Application Getting Things Done inventor, David Allen, wrote that the first basic task of productivity is to get information (tasks, ideas, references) out of your mind and written down. Every [...]