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iA Writer 5 review
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iA Writer 5 review

I return to iA Writer to review version 5, having previously set it aside in favour of Ulysses. I'm very impression, and I make a surprising admission along the way.


New Doctor, new direction
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New Doctor, new direction

After watching the finale of Doctor Who Season 11, I contemplate how theme and social issues have replaced story-arcs as the show's driving narrative force and what that means for the franchise.


Generating Medieval City Maps
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Generating Medieval City Maps

I finally answer a reader's question and follow up my popular review of three open-source overland map generators with a review of a great little Medieval City Map Generator for the web.


Beorg app review
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Beorg app review

I rant about task management, review an interesting but flawed IOS app beorg, and ask myself if Emacs and Org-mode is too deep a rabbit warren to fall into.



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Three months with Ulysses

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.


OmniOutliner review
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OmniOutliner review

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?'


Film Review: Ocean’s Eight
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Film Review: Ocean’s Eight

After a long overdue date night at the cinema with my wife, I review Ocean’s 8.


Book Review: Fallen Idols
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Book Review: Fallen Idols

I review Fallen Idols by Australian comic book author, Steven Edwards…and read my first comic in more than 20 years


Three Random Map Generators
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Three Random Map Generators

I review three open-source, random map generators aimed at fantasy authors, world-builders and table-top gamers.



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Box office bombs I liked

I air some dirty laundry and reveal some of my favourite box-office bombs in my first film review


Write! app review
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Write! app review

I review a promising, minimalistic writing app for Windows, macOS and Linux.


MultiMarkdown Composer 4 review
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MultiMarkdown Composer 4 review

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