Kickstart Uncanny Magazine

I am going to diverge from my normal blog post topic of programming to talk about another passion of mine – fiction. I enjoy writing it, and more importantly – greatly enjoy reading it. One of the authors I have started to read recently is John Scalzi. His Redshirts book was the first of his I read (ok – I listened to it using Audible, but I am still calling it reading), and I was hooked.

Introduction to Social Media: Blogging for Writers - Part Seven

I have been asked to gently introduce the FWA New Tampa / Wesley Chapel (NTWC) writers group to using and creating blogs at the June 4th meeting. Of course that meant blogging the content I was going to present. This is an article series on Blogging for Writers. Introduction We now know how to read, subscribe, and produce blogs, but how do we make it a high quality blog. In this post I present what I consider to be the discipline of blogging as I see it.

Introduction to Social Media: Blogging for Writers - Part Six

I have been asked to gently introduce the FWA New Tampa / Wesley Chapel (NTWC) writers group to using and creating blogs at the June 4th meeting. Of course that meant blogging the content I was going to present. This is an article series on Blogging for Writers. Introduction Time to move past the basics and start discussing the tools of the trade. This article covers the tool I use to write my blog posts.

Introduction to Social Media: Blogging for Writers - Part Five

I have been asked to gently introduce the FWA New Tampa / Wesley Chapel (NTWC) writers group to using and creating blogs at the June 4th meeting. Of course that meant blogging the content I was going to present. This is an article series on Blogging for Writers. Introduction Until now, the articles in this series have been focused on consuming blog content. Now it is time to join the ranks of millions of blog authors by creating our own blogs.

Introduction to Social Media: Blogging for Writers - Part Four

I have been asked to gently introduce the FWA New Tampa / Wesley Chapel (NTWC) writers group to using and creating blogs at the June 4th meeting. Of course that meant blogging the content I was going to present. This is an article series on Blogging for Writers. Introduction In part one I defined blogs, in part two I discussed how to read them, and part three covered subscribing. This article will deal with finding blogs.

Introduction to Social Media: Blogging for Writers - Part Three

I have been asked to gently introduce the FWA New Tampa / Wesley Chapel (NTWC) writers group to using and creating blogs at the June 4th meeting. Of course that meant blogging the content I was going to present. This is an article series on Blogging for Writers. Introduction In part one I defined blogs, in part two I discussed how to read them, now its time to get more interesting.

Introduction to Social Media: Blogging for Writers - Part Two

I have been asked to gently introduce the FWA New Tampa / Wesley Chapel (NTWC) writers group to using and creating blogs at the June 4th meeting. Of course that meant blogging the content I was going to present. This is an article series on Blogging for Writers. Introduction In the last article in this series, I answered the question of what is a blog. In this article, I will discuss reading a blog.

Introduction to Social Media: Blogging for Writers - Part One

I have been asked to gently introduce the FWA New Tampa / Wesley Chapel (NTWC) writers group to using and creating blogs at the June 4th meeting. Of course that meant blogging the content I was going to present. This is an article series on Blogging for Writers. Introduction This is an opinionated introduction in that I will not cover all possible options, but those that I consider to be the most common, or de-facto standard.