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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

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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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New Site Theme
New Site Theme

 ⚬ News  ⚬  2 min read

I launch a new site theme ahead of some cool announcements.

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Building Cae Valley
Building Cae Valley

 ⚬ Articles  ⚬  4 min read

I put my PC project rig to use and start mapping the setting for my fantasy anthology in Adobe PhotoShop.

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Book reviews

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I enjoy writing reviews and I enjoy reading. I'm planning to bring these two passions together and attempt to write one book review per month. I'm open to recommendation!

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MultiMarkdown Composer 4 review
MultiMarkdown Composer 4 review

 ⚬ Reviews  ⚬  17 min read

I review MultiMarkdown Composer for macOS as part of my search for my preferred Markdown drafting and editing application.

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