How I structure novels in Scrivener

Posted on Sat 19 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with Scrivener, structures, Ulysses, Weaver of Dreams • 3 min read

After reading Matt Gemmell's post on structuring his novel Changer in Ulysses, I take up his open offer to describe how I organise my novel in Scrivener.

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On Marriage Equality

Posted on Fri 18 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with marriage equality, human rights, politics, religion • 8 min read

An opinion piece in The Age makes me angry enough to break my self-imposed embargo on political writing and describe why I will vote Yes for marriage equality.

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New Twitter Handle

Posted on Fri 18 August 2017 in News • Tagged with Twitter • 2 min read

I change my Twitter handle for a third (and hopefully) last time.

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Portable Writing Nook

Posted on Thu 17 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with Brydge, iPad, review, writing • 4 min read

After almost 15 years, I finally find the right combination of hardware and software to create my (almost) perfect portable writing nook.

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Day fifteen - Weaver marathon

Posted on Tue 15 August 2017 in Journal • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, writing • 1 min read

I'm still plugging away at the novel despite catching the bug the rest of my family had as well as having teething problems with my new publication process.

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Comments and reader engagement

Posted on Tue 15 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with Comments, Blogging, Pelican, Disqus, Community • 4 min read

I contemplate whether I should resume the comments feature to my website and blog.

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Building Bots

Posted on Sat 12 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with bots, automation, Twitter, Facebook, Zapier, development, python • 4 min read

After a comical disaster with Zapier, I contemplate creating my own bot to manage my publishing workflow

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Ulysses succumbs

Posted on Fri 11 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with Ulysses, Scrivener, subscriptions • 3 min read

Two months after my anti-subscription rant, popular writing tool, Ulysses adopts the same model across macOS and iOS.

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Growth is good

Posted on Thu 10 August 2017 in Site News • 2 min read

The blog reaches a milestone prompting me to make some structural changes.

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History and story

Posted on Tue 08 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with history, story, Dunkirk, historical fiction • 5 min read

History and story are two very different things, except in popular culture. I explore this dynamic after my brother expresses his disappointment with Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk

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