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Monthly Archives: November 2012

PriorityDigital Free Utilities

I don’t know about you, but I love free stuff. I do a lot of stuff on the web every day.  Yeah, I know you can’t tell that from how neglected this blog is these days, especially compared to the old days when I was posting pretty much every day, but, trust me, I’m always […]

Rules for Writing

The first rule is to WRITE! No, seriously, in honor of NaNoWriMo, I thought I’d link to things about writing and inspiration this month and, even though, I’m no great fan of rules, especially about writing, some people are.  So, with that in mind, I thought I’d share the Guardian’s Ten Rules for Writing Fiction. […]

Generate Story Ideas

Are you stuck for ideas? It may be a little late for those people attempting NaNoWriMo this month, but it’s never too late for the rest of us to come up with some great story ideas. IO9 gave these as “10 Tips for Generating Killer Science Fiction Story Ideas”, but some of them are just […]

Creative Generators

So, in keeping with the theme this month of NaNoWriMo, I bring you creative time-wasters! Okay, so maybe I call them “helpful utilities” when I use them, but, still… Back in the day, I was much more of a Renaissance man that I am now.  I dabbled in all kinds of things not least of […]

Opensource Writing Tool

In honor of the first Friday of NaNoWriMo, I’m bringing you a free writing tool and not from my usual main site. This week, I’m originating my regular Friday Fun Post from JKHoffman.com, where I hope to move most of my more creative work, instead of my regular Diary of a Network Geek. If you’ve […]


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