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Winter Fantasy Promotion
Winter Fantasy Promotion

 ⚬ News  ⚬  1 min read

Find your next favourite urban fantasy, paranormal romance, or sci-fi romance.

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What's new for 2019
What's new for 2019

 ⚬ News  ⚬  4 min read

I share my plans for 2019. It's a lot, probably too much, but I'm going to give it my all!

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Why I switched to G-Suite
Why I switched to G-Suite

 ⚬ Articles  ⚬  3 min read

After years spent hosting my own email server, I migrate to Google's G-suite for business. I'm not looking back!

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Wall Street’s Rotten Apple
Wall Street’s Rotten Apple

 ⚬ Articles  ⚬  7 min read

The morning news says our stock market will take a beating and it's all Apple's fault. I reflect how silly the world is, and offer my two cents on why Apple is in trouble, through my own experiences as an Apple user.

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Screen-free Sunday
Screen-free Sunday

 ⚬ Journal  ⚬  2 min read

After trialling scree-free Sunday for most of December, I decide to continue it into 2019, and use the opportunity to reconnect with some of the neglected domains in my life.

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2018, a year in review
2018, a year in review

 ⚬ Journal  ⚬  2 min read

As I slowly right the ship after the November write-off, I contemplate how I did in 2018. I give myself a pat on the back and tease a little about 2019.

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Top 3 world-building tips
Top 3 world-building tips

 ⚬ Articles  ⚬  4 min read

Author Renée Gendron asked me on Twitter my top three world-building tips. Here’s the slightly longer answer than 240 characters!

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New Doctor, new direction
New Doctor, new direction

 ⚬ Reviews  ⚬  5 min read

After watching the finale of Doctor Who Season 11, I contemplate how theme and social issues have replaced story-arcs as the show's driving narrative force and what that means for the franchise.

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Where November went
Where November went

 ⚬ Journal  ⚬  2 min read

I lament a disastrous November and aborted Nanowrimo campaign, while flying to Sydney for work. Man...I'm looking forward to the holidays!

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Generating Medieval City Maps
Generating Medieval City Maps

 ⚬ Reviews  ⚬  5 min read

I finally answer a reader's question and follow up my popular review of three open-source overland map generators with a review of a great little Medieval City Map Generator for the web.

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Updating Nanowrimo Wordcount with Siri Shortcuts
Updating Nanowrimo Wordcount with Siri Shortcuts

 ⚬ Tutorials  ⚬  5 min read

I share a workflow for Siri Shortcuts that lets you update your Nanowrimo word count from your iPhone or iPad

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Fancy world-building handouts (advanced!)
Fancy world-building handouts (advanced!)

 ⚬ Tutorials  ⚬  10 min read

Part 2 of my tutorial on making fancy world-building handouts. This time I'm refining my process and adding some automation to make things run a little smoother.

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