Tag Archives: Microsoft Excel

Should Writers Use Excel – Part 3

For any of you who are just tuning in to Techie Tuesday here at More Cowbell, we’re doing a series on some of the features that are exciting for writers (and everybody else) in Microsoft Excel. There’s a certain amount … Continue reading

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Should Writers Use Excel – Part 2

In yesterday’s post, we talked about using Microsoft Excel efficiently. You learned some fun finesse tools for moving around the program and laying out data.  If you read the comments, you learned even more because there were some great questions … Continue reading

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Should Writers Use Excel – Part 1

Should writers (or anyone else) use Microsoft Excel? In a word, YES! What sort of tasks might one do in that spooky financial-y program? Royalty statements, tax expense summaries, submission tracking, Agent/Editor querying… All of these are pretty important, and … Continue reading

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Keyboard Shortcuts and Other Amazing Productivity Tips

As you might have surmised from some earlier blogs, I work with accountants. Seeing the mountains of paperwork that go in and out is nothing short of astonishing during tax season. Accountants’ fingers tap a keyboard, particularly on the 10-key side, … Continue reading

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