Tag: life

Self-Discipline in Self-Publishing

When you’re involved in self-publishing, whether you’re putting out your own books, running a small indie record label, doing a webcomic, etc, you usually don’t have a boss, editor, art director, or producer. It’s just you. You may have friends, partners, or assistants helping out sometimes, but the final call on what goes out the…


Tales of the Fall – Book Two finally released!

After a long, long slog of writing, rewriting, editing, and typesetting, The Right Hand Path is finally published. In addition to getting this book out, the shiny, new, revised version of Onlyness is available as well. This was a major milestone for me, as they are the first projects that I’ve published where I did…


MediaCrash & Emacs Stories, Part One

I just spent a day or so setting up Org-Mode inside Emacs. I feel like a weight has been lifted from my shoulders! All the random junk and ideas that rattle around my head are now firmly in software where they belong. I’ve been messing around with Org for a while, but I haven’t really…


Writing For Pay…

There are some things about writing that I’ve discovered this year that would be surprising, I think, to most people who don’t spend the majority of their day either pacing, talking to themselves, or bound to a keyboard. I’ve spent this last year exactly that way. I realized at a certain point that I, in…


Short & Sweet

I was just reviewing the articles that I currently have published. Writing for the web is so completely different than traditional print publishing. In addition to this awareness of the technology behind your content, there’s also knowing that there’s this seething mass of generally uncaring users out there who will (hopefully) peruse your work. You…