Writing In Public: Year 1, Month 1, Day 12

Losing the fight The idea to change to using OpenDocument as the foundation for my work seemed as though it should work. After all, a multitude of tools claim to read and write the format. However, when I tried Wednesday to just come up with a simple set of tools that would take me from … Continue reading Writing In Public: Year 1, Month 1, Day 12

Writing In Public: Year 1, Month 1, Day 10

Happy birthday to me Monday was my birthday, and I needed a new phone plan. I've had an idea for a while that I should have my computer for my serious work, and my phone for everything else, everything from e-mail to e-book reading to entertainment. And furthermore, I think it would be awesome if … Continue reading Writing In Public: Year 1, Month 1, Day 10

Writing In Public: Year 1, Month 1, Day 7

Distractions Rising late after a late night last night and cutting out early to go to some side work doesn't leave much time for taking care of business. The last thing I needed was a distraction, but... When I read The Passive Voice, i found a link to an article at LifeHacker called I'm John Scalzi … Continue reading Writing In Public: Year 1, Month 1, Day 7

Writing In Public: Year 1, Month 1, Day 3

Playing catch-up I woke up mid-morning, read some news, then spent most of the day catching up e-mail and weblog posts. I should have turned my attention to Taxi Adventure, but instead I spent most of the day reassessing my book file format, which always feels like wasting time. I had a good reason, though, … Continue reading Writing In Public: Year 1, Month 1, Day 3