Archives for January 2018

More Software for Writers

Journey Revisited A few years back I started using Journey on my Nexus 5x. It’s a journalling app and a very good one, somewhat reminiscent of Day One on the Mac/iPhone for those of you familiar with that. It did all of the things that journalling apps are supposed to do. It let you write […]

Only in Silence the Word

Sadly, Ursula Le Guin is dead. I always loved her work and would have written about it today, except that I am once again laid low by flu. Instead, I am just going to reprint what I wrote about A Wizard of Earthsea a couple of years back. That final quoted verse seems even more […]

Playing Symbaroum

A couple of weeks ago I played Symbaroum for the first time. I had never heard of the game, had no idea of what it was about and quite honestly would have preferred to play something else. One of the options originally floated had been Adventures in Middle Earth, a game I am keen on, […]

Create Your Ebook For Free

I know Jonathan Moeller from his (excellent) fiction and the fact that he is a frequent commenter on this blog. It was during one exchange in the comments that the idea for this guest post was born. Jonathan mentioned that he had written and published a book entirely using free software and he’d done so […]

Happy New Year!

So that’s 2018 arrived. Hope you had a great New Year! It’s that time when we talk about the stuff we hope to achieve in the sure and certain knowledge that we will look back in December and go what the hell was I thinking in January?