Google is dying. How do I know this? Because I searched for something today and on page 4 (just page 4), the results were so nonsensical that it really makes me question whether or not Google is any good as a search engine any longer. I mean, seriously. My terms weren’t in good order, but … Continue reading Seriously, Google?
Recent Developments Regarding the California Consumer Privacy Act It’s not that I don’t value my privacy, because I certainly do. It’s not that I don’t like California, because I’d visit, given the right opportunity. But I also value small businesses and think the burdens they bear are already excessive. Small businesses are being crushed. I … Continue reading Just one more reason I’m so glad I don’t live or work in California
After reading another post in a forum where someone has had a WordPress site hacked, I felt compelled to write this post. Lots of authors let others set up websites for them and have no clue how they work, and the designer/developer decides to use WordPress to build the site because WordPress makes it easy … Continue reading Some things to keep in mind about using WordPress for your author site
I don’t know who it is that Google’s designing for, but the new Gmail (and Contacts) site as viewed on my computer screen reminds me of a large print book. For babies. Maybe that’s who they’re designing for! I don’t know. But the colors are blindingly bright and the white space is so excessive that … Continue reading The new Gmail interface makes me miss Yahoo
As someone with shortish fingers, I happen to enjoy typing on my laptop’s keyboard. Unfortunately, that’s not an option right now, because my space bar started sticking a few days ago. Popping the bar off and cleaning it didn’t help, so now I’m waiting on a replacement keyboard. That’ll be fun. I’ve never replaced a … Continue reading Trouble with a space bar
I changed the theme. Woo-hoo?
I wanted to save a few articles from an author’s website to read later, so I sent the links to Pocket using the right-click context menu. It’s something I do regularly when I want to follow links but don’t actually want to do it right then for whatever reason. (Because I should be writing!) So … Continue reading Recommendation! Don’t use Wix for your author website
I’ve updated my Fiction Writers’ Social Google+ private community.* It’s a community for fiction writers. To be exact: A conflict-free zone of friendly chit-chat and interaction, before, during, and after the day’s writing is done. Here’s to a fun, lively place to share news, chit-chat with fellow authors about life in general, and talk shop. … Continue reading Fiction Writers’ Social revisited
They’re hiding, so it was awkward getting a picture. But as you can see, it appears there are two kittens and they look like little rats. :)
Today was better than yesterday and that’s good enough for me! DAILY ACCOUNTABILITY Session 1 : 234 words Session 2 : 92 words Session 3 : 174 words Session 4 : 244 words Session 5 : 46 words Session 6 : 177 words Session 7 : 7 words Session 8 : 80 words Session 9 … Continue reading 1,063 words and time ended 7:13 pm