Writing Tips – Mind Maps: Plot

Writing Tips – Mind Maps: Plot The plot is one of the four major pillars of a story. The plot is the evolvement of the story, the unfolding of the journey that your main protagonist(s) embark upon. The question is, what makes a good plot? What aspects do you need to cover to ensure that…

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Writing Tips – Mind Maps: Story

Writing Tips – Mind Maps: Story After sitting down and thinking about how I was going to tackle creating an interesting story that others would want to read, I asked myself, what elements in a story transform an average story into a strong, moving and believable story? I sat there while ideas formed in my…

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Writing: Stage 0.2

Writing: Stage 0.2 It’s been a while since Stage 0.1, so I thought I would give an update. I’ve had some thoughts about how to go about starting. I realised that I needed to have some sort of structure or plan as to how I am going to go about starting this. Before I delve…

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Mac Tips – Speed up a slow Mac

Mac Tips – Speed up a slow Mac One thing that is always quite easy to diagnose in a Windows based computer is when the system begins to run slow, it’s usually a simple task to determine what has gone wrong. With a Mac, it’s not that simple. With Apple wanting to keep the MacOS…

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Excel VBA Tips: Introduction

Excel VBA Tips: Introduction Within excel, there are two sides to the program. The “front end” is the worksheet area where data is entered and the “back end” is the visual basic editor side. There are many different things that excel can do to help save time and allow you to become more productive. Why…

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Excel Worksheet Tips: Hyperlinks

Excel Worksheet Tips: Hyperlinks When you have multiple sources of data and you wish to reference them all in one worksheet, it can get a bit messy to put all the data on one worksheet. Maybe you want to link to a web page? No problem! Creating hyperlinks in excel 1. Create some text which…

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Mac Tips – Ctrl + Alt + Del on Mac

Mac Tips – Ctrl + Alt + Del on Mac There are times when you are using a program and all of a sudden it hangs and stops responding! After pressing: the left mouse button, the right mouse button, the spacebar, the enter key, the escape key and the backspace key, you realise that the…

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