How To Use Dictation To Write Faster And Stay Healthy – The Creative Penn Podcast Interview

When I was first starting out in self-publishing, I didn’t know where to begin – I had been a freelance writer for some time and was caught up in the traditional publishing world, mainly working on magazines here in the UK. Luckily, I had The Creative Penn to guide me.

I’ll never forget the lightbulb moment I had when I found Joanna Penn’s blog and podcast and realised there was a whole new world of indie writing and publishing out there. Roughly seven years later, things have come full circle and I find myself being interviewed by Joanna; I’m so grateful for all the help and advice she’s given us indies over the years and I hope my little contribution to this podcast adds to that treasure trove of knowledge. Check it out below:

The Creative Penn #327: How To Use Dictation To Write Faster And Stay Healthy With Scott Baker

We cover some of the benefits of dictation including clear author voices; the health and mobility advantages of dictation; recommendations for equipment to use and tips for how to train your Dragon. I also talk about my upcoming School of Training Your Dragon, where you can go way beyond my books and delve deep into dictation via my new courses.

Thanks, Joanna!

A side note: A few months ago, I decided to purpose-build a dictation/writing office in my garden. To call it a “posh shed” would be a disservice – it’s a writer’s room, honest – and this interview took place on the day of completion. If you watch the video version below, you can see my choice of inspiration behind me – the two David’s, Bowie and Lynch, brilliantly interpreted by Rob Snow.

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2 thoughts on “How To Use Dictation To Write Faster And Stay Healthy – The Creative Penn Podcast Interview”

  1. I HAVE HAD SEVERAL VERSIONS OF DRAGON. I PRESENTLY HAVE TWO DISCS. A LATER VERSION OF 13 AND A 15 WHICH I HAD USED ONE TO LOAD INTO MY HP. BECAUSE MY HP WAS INCAPABLE OF METING MY NEEDS, I PURCHASED AN iMAC 27 AND MY NEW DRAGON IS NOT COMPATABLE WITH MY iMAC. I HAVE BOTH DISCS STORED IN THEIR ORIGINAL CONTAINERS. CAN I EXCHANGE MY TWO DISKS FOR A 15 THAT IS APPLE COMPATABLE, .

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