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Multitasking

I don’t multitask well. I don’t think anyone really does it well or even at all. Multitasking means doing several tasks at once. This is often impossible. Some things are easy to multitask like doing laundry while writing or even

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When Computers Attack

When computers attack, they can do a lot of mental harm. They can do physical harm as well, if they are the right kind of computer in the right circumstances, but I’m not talking about those. I’m talking about the

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Personal Data Management

Personal data management is not that hard. It’s just a matter of developing a good practice of data filing. Think of your data storage like file cabinets, you wouldn’t keep your bills scattered across two or more filing cabinets, unless

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Computer Backups and Why They Are Important

My computer wouldn’t wake up this morning. I let it hibernate and it wouldn’t wake up. That happens more often than you would think. This morning, I simply shut the computer off and restarted it – it failed to come

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Disk Management

In a typical office, you need a filing system. Even home offices for family finances and business use some kind of filing system. If you don’t maintain that system properly, chaos will take over. I know. I’ve been there. Your

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Writer’s Block

I am blocked. It strikes every writer, regardless of who they are or what they once wrote. The dreaded writer’s block hits indiscriminately. There is only one cure for writer’s block. That is to force each word out into coherent

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Posted in Writing Techniques

The Importance of Proofreading

I recently read a book in which a male character felt dizzy and swayed. A female character grabbed him by his anus. What’s that you say? She grabbed his anus? That’s right; the text said she grabbed his anus. After

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Posted in Writing Fiction

Computer Security

Desktop computers are not stolen as often as laptops. So all you have to do to safeguard a desktop from theft is to lock your doors and windows. You would do that anyway, right? Laptops are a different matter altogether.

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