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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NanoWriMo 2015

Posted on Sun 15 November 2015 in News • Tagged with writing, nanowrimo, Weaver of Dreams, fantasy • 1 min read

I've decided to do NanoWriMo again this year, it will be my fifth time since 2008. This year I'm bending the rules and am using this month as a chance to write all the new scenes in my redraft of Weaver of Dreams.

Posting this as of Day 10, and …


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New ideas and a new workflow

Posted on Mon 29 June 2015 in Articles • Tagged with Weaver of Dreams, productivity, markdown, outlining • 4 min read

For some time, I've been cogitating about redrafting my first novel, Weaver of Dreams and earlier this month I finally got around to starting the process. Revisiting an old, and arguably an important work from my formative years as a novelist, has been both challenging and interesting.

I've long felt …


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Book Progress: Weaver of Dreams

Posted on Thu 19 June 2014 in writing • Tagged with books, Weaver of Dreams, editing • 1 min read

I was tweaking the layout of my site this evening when I realised that I've been concentrating so much on development for the last six weeks that I haven't said much about my writing projects. Truth is though, that I've found a couple of hours here and there to edit …


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