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'My Life is About Telling Stories'

Ben Wilson is a science fantasy writer and a jack-of-many-trades. He’s into history, human nature and religious studies. He is the author of the Postal Marine Series, though he eventually wants to write four novel series. No hubris here.
His books are avalable on Amazon.
Ben lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife, three children
…and Milo the friendly cat.

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Run Sound!
Article Category: Diary

A Year of Audible, 2015

With another year in the bag, I wanted to share some of my Audible listening for 2015.

Spectre Wallpaper
Article Category: Writing

Analyzing Spectre

As we saw in Skyfall, in Spectre we see sophisticated storytelling with a clear moral theme.

Warning, I
Article Category: Technology

Build Passing. More Perfect?

For the first time in years, I have a website that has been fully vetted courtesy of Continuous Integration.

Men like war because women like warriors
Article Category: Diary

Discipline Verses Self-Discipline

I recently hit upon a definition of self-discipline that struck a chord with my young children; so I thought I'd share it.

Technology Can be Frustrating
Article Category: Technology

Ruby's AWS SDK v2 Solution

During my transition to Jekyll, I was confronted by the AWS-SDK v2 gem update. I share my solution here.

Octopress Logo
Article Category: Technology

Octpress to Jekyll

In my recent overhaul of from Octopress to Jekyll, I'm reminded of the beauty of simplicity.

Screenshot of Scrivener Series
Article Category: Diary

Going Back to Scrivener

Ben, the eternal tool geek, is turning back toward Scrivener for novel writing. Could this be the last change?

72 Super Beetle May 2015
Article Category: VW Beetle

A Buggy Summer

I've made a fair amount of progress over the summer on the Beetle, but I have a way to go to finish the chassis.

Cover: Guide to Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction
Article Category: Writing

Review: Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction

After reading Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction, I thought it was worth a review.


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