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Bushfire relief

Tue 24 December 2019

To help bushfire relief effort, I'm donating all royalties from booksales made from December 2019 to February 2020.

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Searching for a task manager

Searching for a task manager

Fri 10 January 2020 in Journal

After admitting my process sucks, I begin a quest to find the perfect task manager.

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The theatricality of war and diplomacy

The theatricality of war and diplomacy

Wed 08 January 2020 in Journal

As Iran and America appear on the brink of war, I wonder if this brinkmanship is merely theatrics for domestic audiences. I certainly hope that's the case.

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How I publish my blog

How I publish my blog

Sat 04 January 2020 in Articles

After a reader asks about my publishing platform, I outline the process and tools I use to publish my blog.

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What's new for 2020

What's new for 2020

Thu 02 January 2020 in News

I outline my plans for the year ahead, setting the bar high once again, even as I temper my expectations after failing hard in 2019.

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When magic fades

When magic fades

Wed 01 January 2020 in Journal

After watching JK Rowling’s public image go up in flames on Twitter, I contemplate the relative obscurity authors once veiled themselves in, and lament about the importance of celebrity opinions.

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Time

Time

Tue 31 December 2019 in Journal

On the eve of 2020, I contemplate the arbitrary nature of time, calendars, and whether or not a new decade is really upon us.

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Bushfire relief

Bushfire relief

Tue 24 December 2019 in News

To help bushfire relief effort, I'm donating all royalties from booksales made from December 2019 to February 2020.

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2019, a year in review

2019, a year in review

Mon 23 December 2019 in Journal

In what's become a tradition, I reflect on my successes and failures for the year, and hint at what's come.

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Clarkson vs Thunberg, who’s going to fix climate change?

Clarkson vs Thunberg, who’s going to fix climate change?

Fri 06 December 2019 in Articles

Rolling my eyes at a silly intergenerational spat between Jeremy Clarkson and Greta Thunberg, I speculate on what it will take to solve the climate change crisis and conclude that it’s not science.

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Dear Spammers

Dear Spammers

Sun 01 December 2019 in Journal

After yet another dodgy, unsolicited business proposal, I write an open letter to those whose business strategy entails criticising web design and SEO optimisation, hoping I'm dumb enough to part with my money.

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The weak link in Scrivener’s armour

The weak link in Scrivener’s armour

Mon 18 November 2019 in Articles

After breaking Scrivener for iOS with two massive project files, I vent my spleen about Scrivener’s biggest weakness.

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iPad Mini 5, Apple Pencil and Procreate

iPad Mini 5, Apple Pencil and Procreate

Tue 12 November 2019 in Reviews

Sick of poorly made drawing tablets, I upgrade to an iPad mini 5 and draw my first map using Procreate with the Apple Pencil.

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What I'm working on right now

As of January 2020, I've I'm gearing up to make a lot of changes and hopefully publish lots of stories. On Sunday I finished the first draft of a completely new story set between Cadoc's Contract and The Weaver's Boy. Next week I'll starting on the second draft of The Prince's Bastard.

This week, I decided it was time to overhaul my website I've decided to move away from Bootstrap to another front-end framework. You can see an early preview opposite (or above if you're on a mobile device.)

At some point in the coming months, I'll relaunch my podcast. It's been a long road to recovery after last year's orthognathic surgery, but I'm finally getting to the point where I think I can do it!