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A second thought on subscriptions

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I give more thoughts about the subscription-based software after getting underway with my Ulysses review and listening to the latest Mac Power Users

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Automating my publishing system

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I detail how a hardware failure and a Zapier mishap led me to automate my publishing process.

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How I structure novels in Scrivener

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After reading Matt Gemmell's post on structuring his novel Changer in Ulysses, I take up his open offer to describe how I organise my novel in Scrivener.

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On Marriage Equality
On Marriage Equality

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An opinion piece in The Age makes me angry enough to break my self-imposed embargo on political writing and describe why I will vote Yes for marriage equality.

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Portable Writing Nook

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After almost 15 years, I finally find the right combination of hardware and software to create my (almost) perfect portable writing nook.

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Comments and reader engagement

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I contemplate whether I should resume the comments feature to my website and blog.

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Building Bots

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After a comical disaster with Zapier, I contemplate creating my own bot to manage my publishing workflow

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Ulysses succumbs

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Two months after my anti-subscription rant, popular writing tool, Ulysses adopts the same model across macOS and iOS.

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History and story
History and story

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History and story are two very different things, except in popular culture. I explore this dynamic after my brother expresses his disappointment with Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk

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Healthcare in the age of apps and clouds

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I contemplate changes in healthcare in the age of apps, clouds and big data after a surprising visit to a physiotherapist.

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