The Random Name

I was looking at some of the new options in Scrivener 2.0. One of the functions in there is a random name generator. Just for fun I opened it up… I was looking at some of the new options in Scrivener 2.0. One of the functions in there is a random name generator. Just for […]

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Let’s Do It Later

On Twitter I ran across a link to this article on procrastination. I am bad about it, which is a trait I share in common with, well, practically everyone. What… On Twitter I ran across a link to this article on procrastination. I am bad about it, which is a trait I share in common […]

Flickrphallophobia

An incident from my past was brought up at Balticon, in a story that Evo Terra regaled a group with one evening. I’ll give the Reader’s Digest condensed version. Podcast… An incident from my past was brought up at Balticon, in a story that Evo Terra regaled a group with one evening. I’ll give the […]

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Westboro Baptist: God Hates Spellcheckers

Tomorrow morning Westboro Baptist will bring their silly hate carnival show to my little town. It’s been disappointing to me how effectively they can play the local media, which has… Tomorrow morning Westboro Baptist will bring their silly hate carnival show to my little town. It’s been disappointing to me how effectively they can play […]

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Modern American Polling is Valueless

I don’t know how often I hear about “public opinion polls” on a daily basis. Let’s say a dozen on the average day. Just last night I watched The Daily… I don’t know how often I hear about “public opinion polls” on a daily basis. Let’s say a dozen on the average day. Just last […]

CREATE South 2010

This blog has been mostly quiet as I’ve been neck deep in preparation for this year’s CREATE South. It will be tomorrow, at the Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s conference center (the… This blog has been mostly quiet as I’ve been neck deep in preparation for this year’s CREATE South. It will be tomorrow, at the Horry-Georgetown […]

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CREATE South 2010 is Coming

On April 17th, 2010 we will have the third annual CREATE South conference in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Our keynote speakers will be Tee Morris and Mur Lafferty, and… On April 17th, 2010 we will have the third annual CREATE South conference in beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Our keynote speakers will be Tee […]

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Grand Strand Tech Expo

Tomorrow I will be at the inaugural year of the Grand Strand Tech Expo. I will be manning the table for {day job} as well as talking up CREATE South…. Tomorrow I will be at the inaugural year of the Grand Strand Tech Expo. I will be manning the table for {day job} as well […]

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My Take on Amazon Vs Macmillan

I really honestly didn’t want to write one more consecutive Kindle related post but current events conspired against me with the current dispute between Amazon and Macmillan. I am seeing… I really honestly didn’t want to write one more consecutive Kindle related post but current events conspired against me with the current dispute between Amazon […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 10, 2009 – “Ringing in a New Year”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for January 10, 2010. I take a moment of silence for the loss of Natalie Morris; I play the promo… Here is the direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for January 10, 2010. I take a moment of silence for the loss of Natalie […]

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Seth Harwood Bum Rushes the Kindle Charts

I stepped up and joined hands with many members of my podcasting community to support Seth Harwood’s Amazon shenanigans. Seth has set up Kindle Commando Sunday where he is encouraging… I stepped up and joined hands with many members of my podcasting community to support Seth Harwood’s Amazon shenanigans. Seth has set up Kindle Commando […]

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My New Science Fiction Term for a Day Job

Alright, my fellow science fiction nerds. This one is for you. I just coined a new term today to describe my day job. Some people call it that, “day job.”… Alright, my fellow science fiction nerds. This one is for you. I just coined a new term today to describe my day job. Some people […]

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Easy Come, Easy Go

Just the other day I blogged about how happy I was to be able to use Greasemonkey scripts on the OS X version of Google Chrome. This evening I had… Just the other day I blogged about how happy I was to be able to use Greasemonkey scripts on the OS X version of Google […]

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Evolution Rx

Today I listened to Skepticality #116 which was an episode featuring Dr. William Meller talking about his book Evolution Rx. I thought the conversation was interesting enough that I impulse… Today I listened to Skepticality #116 which was an episode featuring Dr. William Meller talking about his book Evolution Rx. I thought the conversation was […]

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New Peakecast is Up

For those who were friends or fan of Thomas Peake or just fans of interesting music, the newest Peakecast has been posted. This is a fitting show to be the… For those who were friends or fan of Thomas Peake or just fans of interesting music, the newest Peakecast has been posted. This is a […]

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Narrative Grammar

My friend Nicola has a great post today on narrative grammar at her editing site. As I write my NaNoWriMo novel I struggle with this every single paragraph. I’m not… My friend Nicola has a great post today on narrative grammar at her editing site. As I write my NaNoWriMo novel I struggle with this […]

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Guy Fawkes Day

Today is Guy Fawkes Day, where depending on your leanings we either celebrate the attempt to blow up the British Parliament building or the failure to blow it up. It… Today is Guy Fawkes Day, where depending on your leanings we either celebrate the attempt to blow up the British Parliament building or the failure […]

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Ridiculous Notions But They are Mine

A few stupid observations that I wanted to blog in order to give them a more permanent form (where permanence is decidedly relative.) Earlier today I noticed that “Drupal” is… A few stupid observations that I wanted to blog in order to give them a more permanent form (where permanence is decidedly relative.) Earlier today […]

Dan Conover Is On Fire

I got to spend a little time with Dan Conover last Saturday, kicking around ideas that have floated between us personally, between our blogs and in the aether. Ever since… I got to spend a little time with Dan Conover last Saturday, kicking around ideas that have floated between us personally, between our blogs and […]

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Crafty Rooster

There is a new restaurant called the Crafty Rooster in the downtown of the little community I live in, Conway SC. We bicycled by this place the weekend before last… There is a new restaurant called the Crafty Rooster in the downtown of the little community I live in, Conway SC. We bicycled by this […]

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