Writing Tips: Technology

Shannon’s Blog of weaving today’s technology into stories got me thinking about what’s relevant today maybe obsolete tomorrow.
I’ve used email and text messaging references in my book and now I can see, if I want my story to stand the test of time changes are needed.
I’m still chugging my way through the rewrite of my story, so it’s another change I’ll happily add to my growing list.

Shannon A Thompson

I promised I’d post more writing tips today, and I am following through with that promise. (Thank you for being patient with my hectic schedule.) So on to it:

I wrote Minutes Before Sunset (the entire trilogy actually) when I was in high school (2005-2009) so I’ve had some funny things happen to me during the current editing process that I thought would make for an interesting and fun post: technology. It’s a gift as much as it’s a curse. It’s constantly changing, and it’s changing rapidly, and if you’re lucky, you’re able to keep up with the latest and greatest. I have to admit that I’m not one of these people. I didn’t get my first touchscreen until a year or two ago, and I was really sad to see my flip phone go. (Who doesn’t enjoy the little slam of the plastic device when you hang up?) But…

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