Mobile Writing

Posted on Wed 02 November 2016 in Articles • Tagged with productivity, mobile, gear, scrivener, nanowrimo • 3 min read

I wax technological about portable writing setups past and present.


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Separating Concerns

Posted on Sun 25 September 2016 in Articles • Tagged with scrivener, worldbuilding, OneNote, wiki • 4 min read

On Thursday (15th) I tweeted the question asking whether your story's world building source files should be stored in Scrivener or outside of it. By source files, I mean our character sheets, location descriptions and the other myriad of information writers collect and draft as part of the discovery and …


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Coming home

Posted on Thu 15 September 2016 in Articles • Tagged with MacBook Air, Linux, Acer C270, Scrivener, iPad • 3 min read

Two years ago I gave away my MacBook Air to my wife and bought an Acer C720 with the intention of switching away from OS X to Linux. I did so because of performance problems I was experiencing with OS X. I was using Linux for work (I still do …


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What Scrivener on iOS means to me

Posted on Sat 16 July 2016 in Articles • Tagged with writing, iPad, Scrivener, MacBook Air, iOS, Linux • 6 min read

Tl;Dr: it's about convenience and getting the job done!

It feels like my (creative) life's been on hold and oddly that's spilled over into other avenues: notably my choice of computer platform. Lately, I've been writing more and that writing's been in Scrivener again. Currently that means I have …


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Looking back at Scrivener and OS X

Posted on Mon 30 November 2015 in Articles • Tagged with writing, os x, scrivener, linux, markdown, weaver of dreams • 6 min read

I finished NanoWriMo yesterday with a wordcount a pip over 50,050 words. It feels good; quite a chunk of my planned re-write is now drafted and I'm probably only a month away from finishing the first draft.

For reasons I'm not entirely sure about, I decided to go back …


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Synching and Version Management

Posted on Sat 12 April 2014 in Articles • Tagged with Git, DropBox, development, worldbuilding, Scrivener • 3 min read

Ahead of my next post, where I plan on writing about my first two world-building tools, I thought it was appropriate to briefly write about ways of managing versions or synchronising content across computers.

One major advantage of storing your data as plain text and folders, is that it's really …


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