Building Cae Valley

Posted on Sun 25 February 2018 in Articles • Tagged with writing, world-building, Weaver of Dreams, project rig • 4 min read

I put my PC project rig to use and start mapping the setting for my fantasy anthology in Adobe PhotoShop.

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Book reviews

Posted on Thu 15 February 2018 in News • Tagged with reviews, books • 2 min read

I enjoy writing reviews and I enjoy reading. I'm planning to bring these two passions together and attempt to write one book review per month. I'm open to recommendation!

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MultiMarkdown Composer 4 review

Posted on Thu 08 February 2018 in Reviews • Tagged with MultiMarkdown, Markdown • 16 min read

I review MultiMarkdown Composer for macOS as part of my search for my preferred Markdown drafting and editing application.

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Collaborative world-building

Posted on Thu 01 February 2018 in Articles • Tagged with world-building, writing, fantasy, collaboration • 4 min read

After reading a post on Facebook about a shared world, I speculate how such a system could work.

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Graphics card upgrade

Posted on Mon 29 January 2018 in Articles • Tagged with Windows 10, gaming • 5 min read

I upgrade the graphics card in my hand-me-down PC desktop and contemplate the fundamental differences between Mac and PC.

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What's new for 2018

Posted on Wed 10 January 2018 in News • Tagged with writing, First Byte, Weaver of Dreams • 2 min read

After briefly looking back at a great 2017, I outline my plans for the first half of 2018.

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Nanowrimo 2017 and beyond

Posted on Sat 02 December 2017 in News • Tagged with writing, Nanowrimo, First Byte, Scrivener, Ulysses • 3 min read

I complete Nanowrimo 2017 and outline my plans for what comes next.

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Now on

Posted on Thu 30 November 2017 in news • Tagged with social, blogging, • 1 min read

I join, a federated collection of independently hosted blogs (I think!)

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How NanoWrimo is changing my writing

Posted on Wed 08 November 2017 in Journal • Tagged with writing, genre, Weaver of Dreams, First Byte, Nanowrimo • 4 min read

With Nanowrimo 2017 shaping up to be as a success, I'm forced to ask some serious questions of my self as a self-styled writer of fantasy struggling with the tropes of the genre.

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Joining the Dark Side

Posted on Fri 27 October 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Wordpress, Ulysses, blogging, Pelican • 4 min read

I contemplate a switch to Wordpress and Ulysses for blogging after four years of using a static-site generator.

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