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Procedural Space Opera

I may be a computer geek, but I’m heavier on the geek side. Not that a statement like that is much of a surprise to people who know me. Or to people who follow my oldest blog, the eponymously named Diary of a Network Geek. The thing is, though, I fell into the network part […]

NaNoWriMo Prep – Templates and Worksheets

Trying to get all your ideas and characters organized for National Novel Writing Month? I can help! It may not always be obvious, especially to those closest to me, but I love being organized. What’s probably more obvious is that I played a lot of role-playing games growing up. I think it’s safe to say […]

Actual Writing Tools

Now, you’ve got your setting, characters and story, so all you have to do is write it. Easy, right? Okay, maybe not so much, but still totally doable, so don’t despair. This week I’m going to talk exclusively about tools to do the actual writing with.  There are a lot of fancy software packages for […]

5 Random Writing Tools

So, in support of NaNoWriMo, this month, I’ve decided to serve up nothing but writing-related links. At a week into the process of writing your novel, you should be well on your way.  But, maybe there are some back-story details you’d like to fill in.  Maybe a character who needs an odd name, or who’s […]

Adding Style To Your Webpages

I am NOT a designer or web programmer. Sure, I’ve dabbled with Perl enough to be a Level 11 Perl Monk on Perlmonks.org, but I’m not really a programmer.  And I’m sure not a designer, either, even though I can appreciate really good design work.  In fact, my ex-wife used to say that I was […]

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 […]

On-Line EXIF Viewer

Another one for the photography geeks. Some of you may have guessed that I enjoy photography just a little bit.  You may have deduced that from all the photography related links I share on Fridays.  Or possibly because I tell you am obsessed by it virtually every chance I get.  Either way, it’s true.  I […]


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