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Tech Tip #65: Google Street View

Q: I can’t find enough detail about a particular setting that my character must visit. I’m afraid I’ll get something wrong. Can you suggest a good place to find these kinds of details?

A: That’s a lot easier to do today than it used to be, thanks to Google Street View Continue reading

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#112: 10 Ways Twitter Makes You a Better Writer

I wrote a post on how Blogs and Wikis make students better writers–teachers too for that matter–and wanted to follow it up with how tweeting improves writing. Then I found Jennifer’s summary. It pretty well covers what I’d say: You learn to be concise You learn to be focused You have time to check for … Continue reading