Tag: OneNote

OneNote for Authors: Tracking Querys

As an author, one of the more detailed activities I do – outside of writing – is querying. I have to keep track of both agents and editors I am querying. There are a lot of details to keep on top of when querying. I use OneNote to track it all. This post assumes you know the basics of OneNote and how to create … Read More OneNote for Authors: Tracking Querys

OneNote for Authors: Social Media Management

Technology has made the world of the author into something very different from what it once was. Not only do we have the ability to self-publish and reach a mass audience through ebooks, but marketing has changed with the advent of social media. The level at which you do this is entirely personal preference. You’ll find scads of articles both for and against large use … Read More OneNote for Authors: Social Media Management

OneNote for Authors: Character Templates

Now that I’ve covered the “How To’s” for several of the OneNote basics that I use frequently as an author (Getting Started, Links & Files, Tables, Drawing Tools), let’s get into real specifics for authors. Today I’m going to go into how you can use OneNote for your character discovery and tracking. I’ll go over (and even provide) templates for character creation and tracking … Read More OneNote for Authors: Character Templates

OneNote for Authors: Drawing Tools

As an author who likes to write series, a tool to help me keep track of characters relationships in the form of a family tree-style chart is very helpful. OneNote meets some basic needs with drawing tools. I like Microsoft’s PowerPoint tools for this even more. I’ll cover both here today. OneNote Drawing Tools To create a family tree using only OneNote: Open OneNote … Read More OneNote for Authors: Drawing Tools

OneNote for Authors: Links & Files

Continuing from where we left of in my previous posts on OneNote about Getting Started and Tables, today let’s talk about the basics for links and files and some ways authors can use them. LINKS USES This one will probably be a little self-evident. It’s another method of keeping track of all your links. However, for authors, OneNote is a better option to just … Read More OneNote for Authors: Links & Files

OneNote for Authors: Tables

Continuing from where we left of in my previous post on OneNote about Getting Started, today let’s talk about the basics for tables and some ways authors can use them. TABLE USES Tables have a TON of uses for us authors. They help organize your information in rows and columns. So any information that you need to track or keep organized, this is a … Read More OneNote for Authors: Tables

OneNote for Authors: Getting Started

In my super-secret under-cover life (a.k.a. my day job), I frequently teach people various organization skills – from keeping up with emails, to task management, to home org tips and tricks. I thought it might be fun to share some tips on one of the tools I use both in my author life and my under-cover life: OneNote! Today I’ll just cover the basics. … Read More OneNote for Authors: Getting Started