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Updated privacy policy

 ⚬ News  ⚬  1 min read

With five days before the EU's GDPR becomes Law, I update my privacy policy.

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Box office bombs I liked

 ⚬ Reviews  ⚬  6 min read

I air some dirty laundry and reveal some of my favourite box-office bombs in my first film review

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Reinstating Comments

 ⚬ News  ⚬  3 min read

I reinstate comments on my blog, using a rather novel approach that's neither automated nor driven by big data

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Write! app review
Write! app review

 ⚬ Reviews  ⚬  13 min read

I review a promising, minimalistic writing app for Windows, macOS and Linux.

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The Weaver's Boy

 ⚬ News  ⚬  2 min read

A excerpt of my forthcoming book, The Weaver's Boy is now available to read.

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How to fix a broken ePUB for Smashwords
How to fix a broken ePUB for Smashwords

 ⚬ Tutorials  ⚬  7 min read

I show you how to troubleshoot and repair EPUBs generated by InDesign which fail to pass the Smashwords and Apple validators.

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An approach to world-building

 ⚬ Tutorials  ⚬  9 min read

I posit a single, schematic approach to structuring a world-building project with the aim of using it through all the tutorials in this series. I ramble a lot.

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Old-school world-building
Old-school world-building

 ⚬ Articles  ⚬  6 min read

An old friend calls me out on Twitter after my first article in the series. His prudent question makes me wonder if I could world-build old-school on paper alone.

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World-building for an older, grumpier me

 ⚬ News  ⚬  2 min read

Four years after first publicly positing the idea of developing a world-building app, I decide to have another crack of the whip...albeit, a much more measured, practical and half-arsed approach.

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The Weaver's Boy in WriteToTell Magazine

 ⚬ News  ⚬  1 min read

Extract of The Weaver's Boy to be published next month!

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