Since we’ve started writing books for kids, we’ve seen and heard from hundreds of our readers that they “love” our books, or that they’re having “fun” with our books. These aren’t words that you typically hear adults say about computer
How to Be a Professional Writer
The best advice for anyone who’s aspiring to be a writer is this: “Stop aspiring and start writing.” –Alan W. Watts The second best advice is this: “Read a thousand books, and your words will flow like a river.” –Lisa
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Quality Writing Matters
Here at WatzThis?, we recently starting looking at Google Cardboard. If you’re not familiar with what Cardboard is, it’s an inexpensive way to experience virtual reality using your Android or iOS phone and a viewer that can be built from
How monopolies harm content creators.
Musicians have been battling music streaming services, such as Spotify, for years. These services pay a minuscule royalty for each play of an artists song. David Lowery (of Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker) wrote an article titled My Song Got
Do you want to be an author?
Most of what we do at WatzThis? involves writing of one type or another. On a daily basis, one or both of us is currently doing one or more of the following types of writing that we get paid to
Total Immersion and Learning
Total Immersion swimming (or TI) is a method of swimming instruction invented by Terry Laughlin. It emphasizes balance, streamlined movements, and strong, efficient propulsion instead of kicking faster or moving your arms more quickly. TI swimming is beautiful, nearly effortless,
How and Why to Write Computer Books (part 2)
Writing a computer book is a grueling experience (for me, at least) that requires at least 20 hours of my time per week for a period of 4-6 months and doesn’t pay much or anything. Why do I do it?