Category Archives: Blogging

Good, bad, ugly

Give my increasingly strenuous and passionate pleas public and private to Microsoft, the Windows Phone team, and its PR people over the past year, I think a central message is being lost here. I see it in the curiously critical … Continue reading

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Quick update: 7 days remaining in the schedule

I just uploaded the Email chapter to the publisher, so I’ve got 10 of 16 chapters submitted. My deadline is a week away. It’s going to be close. :) The Email chapter is about 19 pages in Word, and 25 … Continue reading

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Writing progress

While some people are amazed that I’m able to write as much as I do, one thing I’ve learned over the years is that I have a very clear limit, and once I begin actively writing a book, I’ve exceeded … Continue reading

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Thinking beyond the book

One thing I’ve been thinking about lately is whether it makes sense to continue this blog past the completion or publication of the book. Increasingly, I think it does. (Though some argument could be made about folding it into the … Continue reading

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How I started writing

One of the most common questions I get is some variant of “how did you start writing?” It’s a fair question, though I’ve discovered that my own experiences won’t necessarily translate into any kind of advice for others. In 1993, … Continue reading

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Still learning WordPress, part 27

One thing that’s occurring here is that I’m familiarizing myself with WordPress. I was a Blogger user for many users and always liked it (in fact, I paid for Blogger Pro before Google bought the service and ended that upsell). … Continue reading

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