My personal Nanowrimo event

Posted on Mon 31 July 2017 in News • Tagged with writing, Weaver of Dreams, Nanowrimo • 2 min read

Can I make one final push to finish the draft? Join me as I embark on a one-month marathon to write the last 50 thousand words.


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Mid-June update

Posted on Sun 18 June 2017 in News • Tagged with writing, Weaver of Dreams, Newsletter • 2 min read

A brief update on what I've been up to for the week ending 18 June 2017


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Lines in the sand

Posted on Mon 12 June 2017 in News • Tagged with Disqus, newsletter, writing, Weaver of Dreams • 2 min read

I set some deadlines for myself, officially launch my newsletter and remove Disquss from my site


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Screen size, ratio and focus

Posted on Wed 24 May 2017 in Articles • Tagged with iPad, MacBook, UI, UX, focus, writing, screens • 3 min read

I consider how something as mundane as screen size and aspect ratio can improve focus and why iPads may offer some slight advantage over widescreen laptops


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Remembering Email

Posted on Sun 21 May 2017 in Articles • Tagged with Email, letters, writing • 3 min read

I reminisce about the days when email was my most important and preferred method of communication.


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Putting worldbuiling into perspective

Posted on Mon 15 May 2017 in Articles • Tagged with worldbuilding, storywonk, writing • 7 min read

I reflect on Storywonk's World building class and my wife demonstrates again on how well she knows me.


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Visualising POV with Scrivener and Numbers

Posted on Sun 12 March 2017 in Tutorials • Tagged with Scrivener, Numbers, POV, fiction, spreadsheets, writing • 4 min read

I show you how to visual POV frequency in your novel using Scrivener and a basic spreadsheet.


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Not Invented Here

Posted on Mon 20 February 2017 in Articles • Tagged with writing, development, productivity • 3 min read

Tools and process is important but sometimes it's better to use what you have instead of reinventing the wheel. I contemplate the Not Invented Here phenomenon and try to curb my own proclivities.


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Updating your Nanowrimo Wordcount with Python

Posted on Wed 16 November 2016 in Tutorials • Tagged with writing, Python, Nanowrimo, development • 2 min read

I nerd-out and show you how to update your Nanowrimo world count using the API and Python


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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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