Category: wordsmith

  • Sixty-five K

    I’ve been writing. A lot. That’s a good thing. The novel writing month of November, the NaNoWriMo challenge, came and went and I “won” which simply means I wrote a lot of coherent words that totalled fifty-thousand before the end of the month—and then I kept on writing. As of this morning my book, of…


  • the blabbermouths

    As far as writing tactics go, my advice could be anything but it’s certainly not from a professional. I’m just a guy. Dabbling. But that said, I’ve been writing a lot lately and reading a lot lately and thinking about writing a lot lately, and those things add up to some inquisitive experimentation in the…


  • Feature Rich

    I had this dream a while back, a couple years ago in fact, to code a content management system for novelists. No, not a web publishing platform, but it could be that too I suppose, though rather more of an online tool for someone who was inclined to sit down at a keyboard and try…


  • write, code, right?

    I’ve created my share of niche CMS software in the past. Content Management Systems are just tools that manage the input of things like text, links, images, and other files for an author (like me) to create content and then post it in a readable, consumable format for a user (like you) to enjoy. It…


  • hashtag, introduction (sort of)

    Writing is my refuge. Until I stopped, I had filled a website at this exact domain name with trivial thoughts. That site lasted for about sixteen years. It was decommissioned for a hundred good reasons. And I moved on to write other places, niche blogs, on a variety of topics: outdoor life, cooking, art, video…