Blogging with RSS and Workflow

Posted on Wed 13 September 2017 in Articles • Tagged with blogging, automation, Workflow, RSS, Twitter • 3 min read

After being called out on Twitter, I briefly describe how I use RSS and Workflow as blogger's duct tape and Swiss Army Knife.


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Automating my publishing system

Posted on Wed 23 August 2017 in Articles • Tagged with automation, Pelican, Zapier, IFTTT, Python, blogging • 5 min read

I detail how a hardware failure and a Zapier mishap led me to automate my publishing process.


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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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Workflows

Posted on Wed 21 June 2017 in Articles • Tagged with workflows, productivity, automation • 3 min read

I briefly describe the DIY automation workflows I use on iOS.


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Building Markdown Novels on Linux

Posted on Sat 10 January 2015 in Tutorials • Tagged with markdown, Linux, publishing, automation • 9 min read

Unless you're a masochist, you probably write your novels in separate files representing scenes, chapters, or even days if you live and breathe the Nanowrimo daily word count. But what do you do when it comes time to merge and publish those documents?

I use markdown with each chapter written …


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