Archive for November, 2010

Zarf and the Amazing Response!

November 26th, 2010 No comments

I’m aware that for anyone who is interested in interactive fiction, this is already old news. But, it is ongoing, so I’d like to help keep it out there. For those who don’t know, Andrew Plotkin has taken the plunge and decided to make writing IF his full-time job! But, more than that, he has so far raised over $26,000 to do it! Read more…


November 19th, 2010 No comments

There will inevitably come a time as a writer when you are assailed by this.  I figured I’d do a post on this now because I’m currently in the midst of a tempest of self-doubt.  As you can tell by the florid and melodramatic imagery that will be peppered throughout. Read more…

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A use for a journal

November 13th, 2010 No comments

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about a new journal that my wife bought me. I think I’ve now found a god use for it, so read on for one idea about how to use a journal. Read more…

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5 things that make a writer

November 6th, 2010 No comments

A couple of months ago, Craig wrote a post about calling himself a writer. At the time, a friend of mine tweeted a response, questioning whether you can call yourself a writer without having published anything. I fervently disagreed, but it is worth taking a few moments to think about it, because there is a distinction here that should be made. Read more…

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