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Matt Gemmell

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Matt Gemmell I get out of my chair, and ideally leave the room. Answers appear when you get at least two rooms away, I find. Failing that, I go for a walk outside.…moreI get out of my chair, and ideally leave the room. Answers appear when you get at least two rooms away, I find. Failing that, I go for a walk outside. Failing _that_, I talk aloud (sometimes to my wife), and ask what needs to happen next, or what the problem is. Just the act of vocalising seems to get things unstuck.(less)
Matt Gemmell That no matter how difficult the writing process is, or how many revisions you have to go through, or how disillusioned and disheartened you may feel…moreThat no matter how difficult the writing process is, or how many revisions you have to go through, or how disillusioned and disheartened you may feel along the way, some day, eventually, you know that you're finally going to… die and not have to write anymore. :D

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Changer (KESTREL Book 1)

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Writing in Markdown

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Introduction to Programming

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Version 13 of Ulysses was released today, and alongside other enhancements, it includes a feature I���ve wanted since I switched to the app for all my writing: coloured keywords.

Ulysses lets you assign keywords to each ���sheet��� (document, whether it���s a scene, chapter, or anything else), and you can also choose to display those keywords in the sheet list panel. Now that each keyword can h...

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