When I write, I like the room to be dark. I write dark. “Dark for dark business,” as dwarves like to say. I like it to be atmospheric with incense and candles and a lava lamp. I have blackout shades in the room and often the only light is coming from . . . → Read More: Product Review: MyGlowKeys
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.
Spoilers, probably best not to read if you haven’t played it. For the record, I liked it.
I adore Mass Effect. The universe BioWare built, the story, the characters. Everything about it, even the parts that are ripped off from other sci-fi that seemingly has exhausted every trope imaginable. . . . → Read More: Review: Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut
So, what is a word cloud? A word cloud or word map is a type of weighted list where the more prominent something is, the larger it appears on the visual graphic. In this case, we’re talking about words. A site called Wordle makes it ridiculously easy to generate. Simply paste your text into the . . . → Read More: Word Clouds, a way to quickly catch someone’s eye?
At last year’s Pikes Peak Writer’s Conference I was surprised by just how much new information came my way. It was like trying to cram a masters level course in one weekend. I wound up filling two legal pads full of notes. Notes which I foolishly promised that I would transcribe. . . . → Read More: Item Review: Livescribe Echo Smart Pen