My teammate Sam Stokes just wrote a blog post on how to create auto-links in Live Writer, a feature that will automatically link a keyword or phrase to a URL.
And now, the rest of the story.
Another way to add an auto-link is any time you are in the “insert Hyperlink” dialog box:
If you want to “bulk load” these into Live Writer, examine the XML at the following path:
C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Roaming\Windows Live Writer\LinkGlossary\linkglossary.xml
The linkglossary.xml file contains snippets of XML like the following:
<!-- another shameless plug --> <entry> <text>Michael Palermo</text> <url>http://www.palermo4.com/</url> <title> </title> <rel> </rel> <openInNewWindow>True</openInNewWindow> </entry>