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Packard Automotive Plant, Detroit
Article Category: Diary

Fragile Societies, Resilient Citizens

Here are my notes from a recent David Brin lecture I had the pleasure of listening to.

Dragonfly on the Mic
Article Category: Writing

Dictate Your Book

A nickle's worth of free advice on how to Dictate Your Novel using Dragon NaturallySpeaking or Dragon Dictate.

Scrivener 2.0 for Mac. Screenshot of corkboard overview.
Article Category: Technology

Automating Scrivener: Wordcount Log

While shifting to Scrivener, I share how I automatically update my word count log out of Scrivener.

GitHub Squid Cat
Article Category: Technology

GitHub to Work with Your Beta Readers

One advantage of using GitHub is the ability to collaborate with your beta readers.

Photo of the reconstruction of the Turk
Article Category: Technology

Automating Scrivener: GitHub Commit

Authors have a chance to automatically archive their Scrivener files using GitHub with this simple script.

Jetsam - Terschelling Beach
Article Category: Diary

My Goals for 2016

After a failed 2015, Ben regroups for 2016 and sets modest goals for the coming year.

Authorship at the Beginning
Article Category: Writing

Copyright: Overview

Registered or not, an Author has a responsibility to ensure they can prove their authorship of a work.

McRaven Shares Life Lessons to UT Austin
Article Category: Diary

Life Lessons from a Seal

A Navy Seal with 36-years of experience shares 10 life lessons.

Rust Kills Cars
Article Category: VW Beetle

Ending the Year with a Beetle

Seven months in, I'd like to share a little progress on the Beetle.


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