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Toggl: A valuable tool for Time Management.

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Whether I’m writing or painting miniatures or assembling models, I find that there’s never enough time to do everything that needs to get done, after all, the new Doctor Who episode isn’t going to watch itself right? Time management is a critical skill that all writers need to develop. We have so much of life . . . → Read More: Toggl: A valuable tool for Time Management.

How do I back thee up, let me count the ways…

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Ah, my fellow scribes, your friend, and humble narrator back once again. Verily, there is no worse feeling than opening the file containing your magnum opus only to discover that it doesn’t leave off where you are sure it should. Or that it is corrupted, or disaster of disasters, it is gone altogether. Hopefully, you . . . → Read More: How do I back thee up, let me count the ways…

Rejection does not exist in this dojo, does it?

Back in the before time, in the long long ago, I was a student practitioner in the Genbukan school of an esoteric martial art known as Ninpo Taijutsu. I loved it, but alas, my world travels didn’t allow me to stay in any one school and I gradually fell out of training. . . . → Read More: Rejection does not exist in this dojo, does it?

How to get Microsoft Word to check your grammar and style. (For Word 2007 & Word 2010)

I’ve had a number of requests for this. Too many folks are still doing things the hard way. Not that there is anything wrong with that, but I’m lazy and as far as I’m concerned, until Skynet comes knocking, technology is good. I’ve spoken to too many writers recently who are still checking stylistic errors . . . → Read More: How to get Microsoft Word to check your grammar and style. (For Word 2007 & Word 2010)

“How my Lit. Teacher stole my T.A.R.D.I.S.” or How the establishment co-opts genre fiction to make it “respectable”.

Greetings again True Believers,

‘Tis I, your friend and humble narrator returned at last from last minute revisions on my novel. You see, a couple of weeks ago, my novel “Grave Shift” won 2nd place at the Pike’s Peak Writer’s Conference in the category for Speculative Fiction. I also got to pitch it and the . . . → Read More: “How my Lit. Teacher stole my T.A.R.D.I.S.” or How the establishment co-opts genre fiction to make it “respectable”.