Training the Dragon


This month brings my fourth NaNoWriMo (including camps) since 2012.  But this time its different.

I’m starting a new novel for which I have done some vague outlining. (I am following Libby Hawker’s Take Off Your Pants! It has already been of help for the outlining process).

What is new and different for me is this: I’m dictating my book using Dragon Naturally Speaking, the preeminent dictation software. The goal is greater productivity; you can speak faster than you can type.  The software ‘learns’ the way you talk, so the more you use it, the more accurately it transcribes your words.  Call it ‘training the Dragon.’

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