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December 28, 2011
When opening OLW after a complete save and shutdown, recently added pictures from the computer show up in the selected location only as a white box with an X in one corner. Hovering the mouse over the white box will identify the picture but the image is not present. What does this mean and How do I fix the issue?
Unfortunately, Open Live Writer has not been updated since May of 2017. So, when changes happen to Blogger, or Google Photos, it breaks the process in OLW.
You’re not the only one with this problem – here is the OLW support forum and a post with your question. A possible fix is mentioned, but I doubt it will work now.
I gave up on OLW a while back and am just using Blogger.com to create posts. Here’s a video on inserting photos from Google Photos to Blogger –
Sorry for the bad news. I miss OLW too.