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So you want to build a Plot Grid Board.

A Plot Grid board is one of the best tools a writer can add to her arsenal. Great for discipline, synopsis writing, and brainstorming.

PROJECT COST: $25

PROJECT DURATION: 1.5 hours

Well, the time is upon us once again and the Pikes Peak Writers Conference is now over. Folks are . . . → Read More: So you want to build a Plot Grid Board.

10 Essential Books to Kickstart Your Commercial Writing Career

A friend of mine just started to get into fiction writing with an interest in writing commercial fiction professionally. He asked me for some feedback and advice so I wrote him a small dissertation. Now, I’m not a NYT Bestseller (yet), but I’ve won my share of awards and my debut novel, . . . → Read More: 10 Essential Books to Kickstart Your Commercial Writing Career

A Portable Electronic Writing Solution for About $100.

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Using gaming resources to help your writing – Part 4 – Fate Core and Fate Accelerated RPG systems

A few months ago, I discovered the Fate Role-Playing Game (RPG) system. It made a pretty crazy impression on me and I think it gives the GURPS system (which I talk about here) a solid run for its money. GURPS still has the massive edge on source books and a lot of brainstorming tools, but . . . → Read More: Using gaming resources to help your writing – Part 4 – Fate Core and Fate Accelerated RPG systems

Truly Tiny Hardware Storage Solutions.

Friends, if you’ve followed this blog, then you already know that I’m kind of obsessed with backup and storage solutions. I have backups of my backups of my backups. I use MS Onedrive, GoogleDrive, Dropbox, Carbonite. I have two dedicated MyBook drives that I swap out every quarter. One is never at my house, just . . . → Read More: Truly Tiny Hardware Storage Solutions.