Tag: productivity

Why I switched to G-Suite
Articles

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!


Beorg app review
Reviews

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.



Articles

Ode to Netbooks

A query from my mother makes me reflect on the death of netbooks and look at the devices that have replaced them for the mobile text warrior.



Articles

A Bridge too Far

More and more software developers are turning to subscription-based business models but what does that mean for content creators when your faced with renting the tools of your trade.



News

Tools of the trade

I write up a running description of the tools I use to get things done.



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Workflows

I briefly describe the DIY automation workflows I use on iOS.



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Not Invented Here

Tools and process is important but sometimes it's better to use what you have instead of reinventing the wheel. I contemplate the Not Invented Here phenomenon and try to curb my own proclivities.



Tutorials

Using Collections for Scrivener Word Counts

I show you how to use collections and metadata tags to get your Nanowrimo word count in a Scrivener Project



Articles

Mobile Writing

I wax technological about portable writing setups past and present.



Articles

Turning Gedit into a Markdown IDE

I got an iPad mini not so long ago, mostly on the strength of the excellent Editorial app and to keep one foot in the door with Apple's services, which my wife and I find quite useful.

With Editorial, I can build workflows that let me work the way I …



Tutorials

Outlining in OPML in Linux

I experiment with turning a markdown outline into OPML and using that to generate a novel project on my filesystem.



Articles

New ideas and a new workflow

For some time, I've been cogitating about redrafting my first novel, Weaver of Dreams and earlier this month I finally got around to starting the process. Revisiting an old, and arguably an important work from my formative years as a novelist, has been both challenging and interesting.

I've long felt …