Write Your Book Faster By Using Writing Tools

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Brentwood Community Center

How Dragon Dictation and Scrivener Can Help You Write Faster and Smarter


Authors have two jobs: to write fabulous books and to market those books. Both responsibilities involve writing and lots of it!


Maybe you lack the tools for organizing your book, or maybe you just feel like you don’t have enough time to finish your manuscript, write blog posts, write email campaigns and write guest posts on other blogs. It’s overwhelming unless you have tools that can streamline the process.

At this month’s meeting you’ll learn about:

  • A dictation software that will transcribe your words in real time
  • Using a digital recorder to plug into the dictation software that will allow you to speak your book, blog posts and emails in a fraction of what it would take to type it
  • Scrivener, a manuscript organization tool that gives you drag-and-drop capability and ultimate flexibility to compile all the elements of your manuscript.

 

We’ll show you via live demonstration how these tools will help you work faster and smarter.

Jackie Trottmann: Jackie is the current SLPA Publicity Chairman and veteran marketer. She landed a literary agent for her first book, The Freedom to Eat – 10 Secrets for Lasting Weight Loss and Inner Peace http://TheFreedomToEat.com. One of the 10 secrets is meditation which she shares her passion on http://JackieTrottmann.com  and her Facebookpage. 


Nancy L. Baumann: Nancy is the current SLPA Vice President, owner of Stonebrook Publishing, and is a faculty member at Lindenwood University. She is also known as The Book Professor because she gives everyday people the courage to tell their truth and the tools they need to write a book that will change lives, save lives or transform society.

Nancy is currently developing the new book marketing platform Bookarma.net, where authors help authors market their books globally through shared social networks. 

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