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By Dan Moren

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There’s a groove I get into when I start searching for the perfect tool for a task, a certain single-mindedness—and I’d wager I’m not alone in that. Recently I was looking for a tool to help me keep track of canonical information from my series of novels, the Galactic Cold War. I’d already discovered that I’d accidentally used both the singular and plural to refer to the same organization across multiple books, and as I was kicking myself for not being more diligent about consistency, I decided it was high time to set up a place to store such information.

So I got into the tool zone: searching the web for software and services that might meet my needs, installing or signing up for them to see how they felt, and ultimately landing on a solution that, while perhaps not perfect, checked the majority of boxes that I’d laid out.…

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