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Writing Update August 2018 – Part 2

There and Back Again The 2018 SASMARS Conference was a success and I’m safely home and back at work (though I still need to finish typing up the minutes of our general meeting). The “Rememberer of gods and kings” paper went really well and I hardly tripped over words (trust me, that’s a new one!).… Continue reading Writing Update August 2018 – Part 2

Article · Mental and Invisible Illnesses

Weird, wonderful, you: choosing change, choosing not to change

While I’m busy with more introspective posts and articles, I might as well delve into this as well… In the newest issue of Breathe magazine (Issue 14), there is an article about being true to yourself and not changing yourself for others (“Drop the Façade” by Francesca Baker). Among other things, it’s noted that one… Continue reading Weird, wonderful, you: choosing change, choosing not to change

Article · Writing

Useful writing software and apps

Scrivener! There are probably very few writers who have not at least heard of Scrivener – and there’s a good reason for it. It really is that awesome. Whether you’re planning out a short story, stand-alone book or epic series, Scrivener is perfectly capable of handling it. I very rarely write anything that is not… Continue reading Useful writing software and apps

Article · Fiction · Writing

Thoughts on a C.S. Lewis quote and following your dream

“We are always falling in love or quarrelling, looking for jobs or fearing to lose them, getting ill and recovering, following public affairs. If we let ourselves, we shall always be waiting for some distraction or other to end before we can really get down to our work.” – C.S. Lewis I saw this quote… Continue reading Thoughts on a C.S. Lewis quote and following your dream

Article · NaNoWriMo · The Ruon Chronicles · Writing

Writing update – July 2018, part 2

July (and Camp NaNoWriMo) is about 12 days from completion, and though I have not reached my target word count, I can say that I’m optimistic that I will still reach it as I double down and work on my projects and articles. Another “Mighty” article The Mighty has published another one of my articles… Continue reading Writing update – July 2018, part 2