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Why I switched to G-Suite
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Why I switched to G-Suite

After years spent hosting my own email server, I migrate to Google's G-suite for business. I'm not looking back!


Wall Street’s Rotten Apple
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Wall Street’s Rotten Apple

The morning news says our stock market will take a beating and it's all Apple's fault. I reflect how silly the world is, and offer my two cents on why Apple is in trouble, through my own experiences as an Apple user.


Top 3 world-building tips
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Top 3 world-building tips

Author Renée Gendron asked me on Twitter my top three world-building tips. Here’s the slightly longer answer than 240 characters!



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On suffrage

I contemplate suffrage and voting rights after Jacinda Ardern's 'Happy Suffrage Day' video leads to an interesting debate on social media. I explore the danger of appealing to historical models and salute New Zealand for a job well done.


Flags ahoy my hearties!
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Flags ahoy my hearties!

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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The perils of building a business on Facebook

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



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Why I still use Scrivener

Ten reasons why I still use Scrivener for writing fiction.


Amazon Deforested in Australia
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Amazon Deforested in Australia

Amazon's decision to geoblock Australia sends shockwaves through the country. I give my perspectives as a long-term customer, an Expat and an independent author



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The Switch to Ulysses

I make the switch to Ulysses in an effort to streamline my blogging.



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Serverless Publishing

I move my website from DigitalOcean to Netlify and enter the world of serverless publishing


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

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.


Building Cae Valley
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Building Cae Valley

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