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The Main Attraction

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Brainstorming

Where I’ll be doing all of the story planning and brainstorming of ideas. (Click to view posts in this category)

News

Looking for announcements? Look no further! (Click to view posts in this category)

Personal Life

What’s going on in my life including emotional checkups and how it’s affecting my writing. (Click to view posts in this category)

Writing Process

The how of my writing life. How I use various tools and theories and what works for me and doesn’t. (Click to view posts in this category.)

Writing Tools

Books, classes, software, etc. What I work with and why. (Click to view posts in this category.)

Personal Life
Week Three Check-In

Week Three Check-In

Emotional Overview A quick check-in showing my current emotional state. (Higher numbers mean greater degrees of emotion.)DepressionAnxietyStressDepression I’m not sure how to record this - yes, things are a little higher (meaning stronger) than last week. At the...

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Personal Life
Week Two Check-In

Week Two Check-In

Emotional Overview A quick check-in showing my current emotional state. (Higher numbers mean greater degrees of emotion.)DepressionAnxietyStressDepression, Anxiety, and Stress Scales Thankfully, things have leveled out again this week. It’s been a rather calm week...

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Writing Tools
New Tool: SimpleMind

New Tool: SimpleMind

Just a quick post letting you know I've added a new tool to the toolchest: SimpleMind, a mind mapping tool (Mac OS/Windows/iOS, Android). As the cliche goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. SimpleMind proves it with its variety of mind mapping features. Mind...

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