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Not a Purchase Option Random Car Advice

As I am occasionally asked, here is my random 'I want to buy a new car' advice.

Packard Automotive Plant, Detroit 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 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. Automating Scrivener: Wordcount Log

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

GitHub Squid Cat 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 Automating Scrivener: GitHub Commit

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

Jetsam - Terschelling Beach My Goals for 2016

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

Authorship at the Beginning 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 Life Lessons from a Seal

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

Rust Kills Cars Ending the Year with a Beetle

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

Is It That BAD Santa? Truth About Santa Claus

Forget what you thought you knew about Santa Claus. He's real.

Run Sound! A Year of Audible, 2015

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