We’re talking about my Dragon software.
Recently I came up with several book ideas I wanted to get done quickly. ( I haven’t done any of that writing yet. Life.)
So I bought one of those Dragon thingies. You know– the thing that listens to your voice and then writes down whatever you’re saying? Rick Walton used one. It was always hilarious to get his emails. I’m not so sure he went back and reread and reread and reread trying to catch mistakes
Good old Rick. (Now I must admit I haven’t gotten the hang of this thing perfectly. I forget, or have not learned yet, commands that will help me. And Dragon did just write brick instead of Rick. So there.) (Also it tears out my hair when I try to take the microphone off. And I don’t have hair to spare.)
Anyway, this Dragon thing. It works pretty well. I like it.
The problem is with me. I’m not used to talking out my book ideas.
I’d say 6 % of my writing I do using the Dragon.
Like this post.
That’s my endorsement. The Dragon thing. Get one if you have carpal tunnel.
(I don’t have carpal tunnel.)
Suggestions for names? I can’t have a Dragon thing and not have a name for it.
Also, yesterday at church, a five-year-old was asked to identify Peter, James and John in a poster I held.
“Who is this?” I asked him in front of the entire group of children.
With a huge smile he said, “Penis, James and John.”
Oh, I love kids.