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nanowrimo, Writing

NaNoWriMo for the win: two for the price of one

I have one NaNoWriMo for the 5th time out of 5 years. It was a bit closer this year due to being ill. Harder to get that word count in. So it was slow and steady wins the race instead of finishing mid-month. Two Works in Progress For this NaNo I had two half-finished WIPs… Continue reading NaNoWriMo for the win: two for the price of one

humor, nanowrimo, Writing

How to survive NaNoWriMo sane

Okay so writing 50k in a month seems like and is insanity. But we do it because we are nutbars. But how do we stay at least a little sane? First analyze your actual level of sanity. Are you nutty nutty nutbars already? Then cool, it won't affect you at all. And if it does,… Continue reading How to survive NaNoWriMo sane

book, review

Book review: Easy Way To Stop Smoking

Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking is a book recommended to me for, well, quitting smoking. I respond well to rational arguments that aim to change my irrational behaviour like smoking. And smoking is irrational because we all know, and it is right there on the pack, exactly the risks and flaws of smoking. I… Continue reading Book review: Easy Way To Stop Smoking

introvert

Introverts… just be a wee bit extroverted to be happy?

If you are an introvert, force yourself to be an extrovert. You'll be happier.Medical press Well that statement just gets under my skin Okay let's see what they actually studied before we tell them to fuck off and explain why they should fuck off, shall we? the first-ever study asking people to act like extroverts… Continue reading Introverts… just be a wee bit extroverted to be happy?

humor, Writing

Things writer’s tears are good for

We collect our tears because writer's tears are magical and can be used in various ways. If you don't collect your tears you should start. If you don't weep when you edit... well, you need to Edit Harder... and tears will happen. Writer's tear common uses Puting three, and Only three, drops into ones alcoholic… Continue reading Things writer’s tears are good for

humor, random

What to do with your dead body for your inevitable demise

Yes, eventually I will keel over. This awesomeness cannot persist forever. Unless we really advance in AI and robot bodies... then sure transplant my mind into a robot body. I'd be cool with that. I guess wills are a good idea. Blah blah blah. You get what is mine if I die. I get what… Continue reading What to do with your dead body for your inevitable demise

About Writing, self-publishing

Copyright when self-publishing? Yay? Nay?

Here is the thing about copyright... as soon as you write something it is copyrighted. BAM done. Conversation over. Unless you need to prove you wrote that work. Huh. Hmm. Or Amazon comes to you and says 'Hey, are you the owner of this work and also prove that you are.' And I was like… Continue reading Copyright when self-publishing? Yay? Nay?

book promotion, Ebooks, fantasy fiction, Writing

Lost Magic: Book 1 of the Alignment preorder

Lost Magic is available August 30th! Almost time. I did a preorder this time which I have never done before. When it is done I will put up the physical book for sale as well. And I have pre-sold 2 books. I know. Impressive. Don't envy me. Anyway, it is up for preorder and it… Continue reading Lost Magic: Book 1 of the Alignment preorder

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The Great Hack – Netflix

Check out the documentary The Great Hack on Netflix Explore how a data company named Cambridge Analytica came to symbolize the dark side of social media in the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.Netflix It is worrisome how they influences elections using the power of social media. It is like this program I saw… Continue reading The Great Hack – Netflix