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— October 2006 Archive —

Just a few more hours until NaNo starts. I’ve been chomping at the bit to get started. Of course, I spent most of the last week worrying about what software I’m going to use, rather than about trivial details like plot or characters. I ended up deciding on Scrivener, though […]

I’ve been messing with my style sheets in order to fix my NaNoWriMo meter in the right column. If things look wonky, try a Shift-Refresh to get the new style sheet.

Guess this is worth noting. I wrote a review of the Sony mylo Personal Communicator and it’s been published at Computerworld.com: Review: Sony mylo is cool but limited It’s not something I’m thrilled with, but it was paying work and my editor was happy with it, so I’m content.

I woke up this morning to the sound of rain against the windows and nothing else. It took me a moment to realize what had me feeling odd. The power was off. No quiet humming, no blinking lights. No lure of TV or the internet. Nothing to do but curl […]

I’m having a bit of a dilemma. What should be my focus when reviewing a book? Jennifer Fallon’s Medalon is the cause of my cundundrum. I can’t help but think if she submitted it to a workshop or something, it’d be torn to pieces by writers who’ve learned all the […]

Truly pointless rambling of the day… A warm and dry, October day, blue skies, just a hint of a breeze. I’m sitting out on my balcony, listening to good music, working, getting paid a good wage to be out here writing code. A guy could get used to this…

October is here, and that means the NaNoWriMo site has been swept out and re-opened for business! Can’t you feel the energy in the air? Thousands of writers and wannabe writers, sharpening their metaphorical pencils and getting ready to put noses to grindstones in order to bang out a novel […]