Rosser Writes

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Australia Day Sale

24 Jan 2020 in News

To mark the Australia Day weekend, my books are on sale for 99c. All proceeds go to the bushfire relief effort.

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News

24 Dec 2019

Bushfire relief

To help bushfire relief effort, I'm donating all royalties from booksales made from December 2019 to February 2020.

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Journal

23 Dec 2019

2019, a year in review

In what's become a tradition, I reflect on my successes and failures for the year, and hint at what's come.

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Articles

6 Dec 2019

Clarkson vs Thunberg

Rolling my eyes at a silly intergenerational spat between Jeremy Clarkson and Greta Thunberg, I speculate on what it will take to solve the climate change crisis and conclude that it’s not science.

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Journal

1 Dec 2019

Dear Spammers

After yet another dodgy, unsolicited business proposal, I write an open letter to those whose business strategy entails criticising web design and SEO optimisation, hoping I'm dumb enough to part with my money.

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Articles

18 Nov 2019

The weak link in Scrivener’s armour

After breaking Scrivener for iOS with two massive project files, I vent my spleen about Scrivener’s biggest weakness.

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App Review

12 Nov 2019

iPad Mini 5, Apple Pencil and Procreate

Sick of poorly made drawing tablets, I upgrade to an iPad mini 5 and draw my first map using Procreate with the Apple Pencil.

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Journal

10 Nov 2019

Why I’ve outgrown NaNoWriMo

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.

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Book Review

29 Sep 2019

The Icewind Dale Trilogy: a retrospective review

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.

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Tutorials

24 Aug 2019

Drafting novels with Scrivener

After my last tutorial on Scrivener's fundamentals, I delve into drafting novels. I cover templates, structure, styles, and more!

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Articles

21 Aug 2019

Revisiting the Cae Valley

Playing around with Wonderdraft on my upgraded workstation, I recreate my old map of the Cae Valley.

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Articles

21 Aug 2019

I needed an iMac…I got a Dell

With content creation taking its toll on my MacBook, I looked at getting an iMac. I ended up with a Dell desktop instead.

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Articles

24 Jul 2019

Coffee, panties and Jane Austen

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.

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