I’ve got that software bug again. I’m not talking about a software defect that drives us all crazy. No, I’m talking about the strong desire to write software. I wrote recently about how I had decided to stop working on software and focus on writing. I did that and have enjoyed it, but almost every day I’ve still been thinking about software. About finishing the app I started last year. About new apps I could write. About new ways to solve problems I’ve come across. And on and on and on. What does it mean?
iPad Life: Writing
I’ve been using the iPad as my only computer for the past few months and it’s been great. I thought I’d share how I’m using it to do all my writing, which includes this blog, my Tech Talk blog, and a novel I’ve been working on. I’ll also talk a bit about the process I use to write.
Tech Talk Posts
I’ve decided to stop cross-posting the articles from my Tech Talk site here. As I wrote before, it feels a bit strange when I look back on the posts on this site and see so many Tech Talk links.
That said, I have noticed several readers here also use those links to jump over to Tech Talk. If you’d like to be notified of new Tech Talk articles follow that site here.
Now that that’s out of the way, on to writing something!
Too Much Tech Talk?
Looking down my home page, I see that my last three posts are just cross-posts to my other site (Rob’s Tech Talk). That doesn’t seem right to me. When I got back into writing a couple months ago, I intended to post here more than I have. That bothers me a bit.Continue reading
What is Art?
When I was young I would have said that paintings and sculptures were art, and that the people who created them were artists. That was it, that was the extent of my definition. It was a child’s simplistic view. I would have also said that I was clearly not an artist because I couldn’t draw or paint, and I certainly couldn’t make sculptures.
How Much Writing is Enough?
What a silly question! Of course the answer is “there is never enough writing!” But I do find myself asking this very question lately…Continue reading