The Gnu Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is an excellent piece of Free and Open Source software, but like most powerful programs, it is complex and can be confusing for the newbie. There are a few features however, that are very useful for the photographer. I’ll describe them here. Export vs Save It is important to … More Simple Photo Editing
I was unaware of the “Fresh Start” option. You may find it useful. https://www.howtogeek.com/356642/how-to-fix-all-windows-10%E2%80%99s-annoyances/ This quote from the article says it all, however… “Unfortunately, there’s no way to prevent Windows 10 from installing these apps without asking you.” While that is true of all modern operating systems, at least Linux #1 asks you to approve … More How to Fix Win10
Everyone has a story. The difference is whether one wishes to take the time and trouble to share their story. At one point or another, every author is approached with some variation of the following… “I’ve got this great idea for a story that is sure to make millions. How about I tell it, you … More You Have a Story?
How they Work and Where the Hell is That File? Directory Structure In order to understand the Internet and the world wide web, one must first understand and be able to navigate their own computer. All desktop, servers, or laptop computers function in essentially the same way. They store the Operating System (OS), application programs (APPS), … More The Internet and the Web
This has been an incredibly busy weekend. I got the bill from the hosting service I’ve been using for the past four years. Each year, they have raised their rates. Now I do understand business and the need to keep up with inflation, but to jump 20%+ in a year? No thank you. I’ve been … More New and Improved!
A few years back a good friend patiently explained something to me. “There are two parts to becoming a published author. One is the craft of writing and the other is the business of writing. They are two entirely different skillsets.” He was quite right. These days, the business of self publishing not only includes … More An Author’s Journey: Part Five – Self Publishing