After breaking Scrivener for iOS with two massive project files, I vent my spleen about Scrivener’s biggest weakness.
Sick of poorly made drawing tablets, I upgrade to an iPad mini 5 and draw my first map using Procreate with the Apple Pencil.
Ten days into NaNoWriMo 2019, I realise the event no longer holds any value for me, while changes to its website have killed the social experience.
On his spinoff site, Chris asks if a Grammarly Premium subscription is worth it for writers and editors.
Following a reviewed interest in D&D I pick up my ancient copies of the Icewind Dale trilogy from the 1980s and give them the retrospective review of a jaded 21st century author and reader.
There’s a very fine line between cliche and trope in fantasy. While I agree with the author’s sentiment, many of what’s listed in her article define the genre for me as a life-long reader of fantasy.
Friend and fellow blogger Mark Timmony posts another WIP extract from his forthcoming novel, The Blood of Spear.
After my last tutorial on Scrivener's fundamentals, I delve into drafting novels. I cover templates, structure, styles, and more!
Playing around with Wonderdraft on my upgraded workstation, I recreate my old map of the Cae Valley.
With content creation taking its toll on my MacBook, I looked at getting an iMac. I ended up with a Dell desktop instead.
After my wife complains to me about a poorly researched historical novel she’s reading, I explore a couple of common mistakes authors can make when falling back on assumptions. Fair warning, my sense of humour is dry and sometimes crude.