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The Weaver's Boy on sale!
The Weaver's Boy on sale!

 ⚬ News  ⚬  1 min read

It's my birthday this month so to celebrate, The Weaver's Boy is now available for 0.99c for a limited time.

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Three months with Ulysses

 ⚬ Reviews  ⚬  5 min read

I reflect on three months of using Ulysses, pony up for the annual subscription, and ponder if I’ll ever use it for writing fiction.

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Update — The Bwgal’s Contract

 ⚬ News  ⚬  2 min read

A troublesome story blows out in size but at last I've finished the first draft. I give up pantsing for good and pledge to give this story away to my subscribers.

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Why and where I use advertising

 ⚬ Journal  ⚬  3 min read

A reader's dislike for advertising prompts me to answer the question of why I advertise on my blog. I ponder whether it's time to stop even though it makes me money.

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Flags ahoy my hearties!
Flags ahoy my hearties!

 ⚬ Articles  ⚬  4 min read

When my book, The Weaver's Boy, is pirated and sold illegally, I reflect on piracy, DRM and the hidden risks of going wide.

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From MailChimp to MailerLite

 ⚬ News  ⚬  1 min read

I migrate my newsletter provider to MailerLite because I wasn’t happy with MailChimp. I also updated my Privacy Policy

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OmniOutliner review
OmniOutliner review

 ⚬ Reviews  ⚬  14 min read

I review OmniOutliner for macOS, and ask the question 'can it add the outlining features I need to Ulysses or is it better to stick with Scrivener?'

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Apple changes iTunes affiliate program

 ⚬ News  ⚬  3 min read

Apple removes Mac and iOS apps from their affiliate program, giving the finger to the blogger community who helped spread awareness through app reviews and podcasts.

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When the well runs dry
When the well runs dry

 ⚬ Journal  ⚬  3 min read

Admitting to myself I've burnt out, leads me to find ways I can refuel my creative energies. Rather than resorting to despair, I acknowledge that it's okay to admit I'm not perfect and self-investment is no cause for guilt.

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The perils of building a business on Facebook

 ⚬ Articles  ⚬  3 min read

An article in today's newspaper makes me contemplate the risks of building a business on Facebook.

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