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2019-03-15: Once upon a time, I was obsessed with the Eamon adventure games. They’re being brought back! …

2019-03-15: Nancy Drew movie: Teen detective inspired Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Hillary Clinton and Gayle King - The …

2019-03-11: News: Harmony's Song Is Available Now on Audible πŸ“š Harmony’s Song: A Dragon’s Brood Tale is now available on Audible worldwide, and just …

2019-03-09: Just fired up my old Apple iiGS for the first time in many years. It still worksβ€”and I found a disk …

2019-02-26: I just realized I’ve spent all day thinking it was Wednesday. πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

2019-02-20: News: Haven Divided Is Available Now on Audible πŸ“š It’s been a while in coming, but Haven Divided: The Dragon’s Brood Cycle, Vol. 2 is …

2019-02-20: Song of the day – One Less Day (Dying Young) by Rob Thomas 🎡

2019-02-19: After a bit of a hiatus, I’ve returned to my Esperanto studies in DuoLingo. I’d forgotten just how …

2019-02-16: My wife and I have embarked upon a Harry Potter reread, this time with the Braille editions. I’ve …

2019-02-15: Reading Star Trek πŸ––πŸ“š I’ve been a Star Trek fan (Trekkie, never Trekkor) for just about as long as I can remember. …

2019-02-05: So many books to read, so little time. Starting the newest installment of the Arlo Finch series, …

2019-02-04: After a rough January, February is starting out on a good note. Let’s keep it rolling, shall we? πŸ‘πŸ»

2019-01-19: Never underestimate the power of a kind word or simple expression of empathy or understanding. Just …

2018-12-25: A very merry Christmas to everyone! πŸŽ„ I hope you’re all celebrating it with loved ones. β€οΈπŸ’š β€οΈπŸ’š β€οΈπŸ’š

2018-12-25: You Have Been Loved by George Michael 🎡

2018-12-23: Enjoying my first ever ride in a Tesla. 🀯😍 πŸš—βš‘οΈ

2018-12-20: This might be the greatest YouTube video of all time. β€” Package Thief vs Glitter Bomb

2018-12-16: A Rather Flattering Surprise πŸ“š Christie Stratos, an author I admire and who wrote the fantastic Anatomy of a Darkened Heart, gave a …

2018-12-15: Christmas is incomplete without Alvin and the Chipmunks, who are a fixture in my holiday music …

2018-12-15: Song of the day – Kick Start by Lisa Loeb 🎡

2018-12-14: While going through old emails, cerca 2006, one of the many things that strikes me is the lack of …

2018-12-12: β€œI Have the power…and holiday spirit!”

2018-12-12: Song of the day – You Make It Feel Like Christmas by Neil Diamond πŸŽ„πŸŽ΅

2018-12-11: I posted about Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor the other day. I finished it last …

2018-12-04: Currently reading Just One Damn Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor. It’s delightfully British, …

2018-12-03: What should have been a simple task of putting lights on the turned into quite an adventure. πŸŽ„β‡οΈπŸŽ…

2018-12-01: β€œThere was always Christmas time to wipe the year away…” β€” December Song, George Michael πŸŽ„πŸŽ΅

2018-11-27: Winter has come far too early this year. I do not approve. ❄️

2018-11-27: Must-listen Podcasts (2018 ed.) Every year or two, I used to publish a list of podcasts that I was currently enjoying. I axed those …

2018-11-19: On episode 64 of MastersCast, we discuss the new She-Ra and the Princesses of Power series from …

2018-11-13: I’m three episodes into the new She-Ra series on Netflix. There are definitely elements I would have …

2018-11-11: My 7-year-old self makes a brief appearance in this great video about She-Ra. βš”οΈ

2018-11-11: Song of the day – Mothers Pride by George Michael 🎡 > Oh she knows > > She takes his hand …

2018-11-06: Kind of appropriate for today. Song of the day – Blue (Armed with Love) by Wham! πŸŽ΅πŸ’™

2018-11-01: It’s the 1st of November, so it’s time to break out the holiday tunes. πŸŽ„ Song of the day …

2018-10-31: Happy Halloween! To help you get into a spooky mood, here’s an eclectic Apple Music playlist I …

2018-10-31: News: It Was Five Years Ago on Halloween Night… πŸ–€πŸŽƒπŸ“šπŸ•·πŸ§‘ On Halloween night, 2013, I sat down at my MacBook, determined to begin writing the novel that had …

2018-10-23: Turns outℒ️ your Apple Watch activity rings go to hell when you get the flu for a few days. πŸ˜”

2018-10-16: Still my favorite song of all time, and sadly so apt for the current state of the world. Praying for …

2018-10-16: Robo political calls/texts leading up to an election when your cell phone number includes an area …

2018-10-13: Well, I’ve voted. Here’s hoping it makes a difference. πŸ—³

2018-10-07: No better motivator for an author’s current WIP than a glowing review on an existing book. πŸ˜πŸ“š

2018-10-06: Song of the day – Two Less Lonely People In the World by Air Supply 🎡

2018-09-29: Crisp cool air πŸƒ, hot tea β˜•οΈ, ice hockey πŸ’, Halloween πŸŽƒβ€¦this is my favorite time of year.

2018-09-21: After tandem biking and mini golfing today, I have come to the sad conclusion that I am no longer …

2018-09-19: Also, I like dragonflies. 🍹

2018-09-19: Free decent internet while travelling? What strange parallel universe is this? 🀨

2018-09-18: For those who were waiting for it, the paperback for Haven Divided is now available! πŸŽ‰πŸ“š

2018-09-16: The first round of accessibility fixes for images from my fork of Icro has been merged into the …

2018-09-16: Going to see Elton John tonight as part of his farewell tour. He is one of my favorite artists of …

2018-09-15: It’s my wife’s birthday, and she’s performing in the choir for the musical Chess. πŸŽ‚πŸŽ€β€οΈ

2018-09-11: It’s a rare, wonderful feeling when you finish reading a book and just want to turn back to …

2018-09-10: New She-Ra teaser trailer is here. βš”οΈπŸ™ŒπŸ»

2018-09-07: My fork of Icro now accessibly handles posts with images that include alt attributes. My previous …

2018-09-06: The audiobook for Haven Divided is in production. πŸΎπŸ“šπŸŽ§

2018-08-31: Yes, please! ⚑️ β€” Pottery Barn’s new ‘Harry Potter’ line is seriously incredible

2018-08-29: Sneak preview of the audiobook cover for Harmony’s Song 😍

2018-08-28: Song of the day – Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper 🎡

2018-08-28: The audiobook of Harmony’s Song sounds amazing! I cannot wait for fans to hear it. Narrator …

2018-08-22: I’ve forked Icro, an open source iOS Micro.blog client, and have begun implementing accessibility …

2018-08-21: SS 2: Comics, Superheroes, and Drew Hayes 🎀 In this episode of Something to Say, I talk about my love of comics as a sighted child, …

2018-08-18: Electron apps are a scourge upon the Earth.

2018-08-16: Many have asked about audiobooks for Haven Divided and/or Harmony’s Song. I’m happy to …

2018-08-16: Song of the day – this was mine and my wife’s first dance at our wedding. RIP πŸ’” β€” I Knew You …

2018-08-14: Fascinating. πŸ€¨πŸ––πŸ½ β€” BREAKING: Ethan Peck Cast As Spock On β€˜Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2

2018-08-12: Writing in a new genre is a lot of funβ€”in the same sense that some people find free falling in the …

2018-08-11: πŸ‘‘πŸ’œπŸ’›πŸ’ Cereal to superhero: 10 great Gretzky pop culture moments

2018-08-10: Two chapters written for my next novel. There are few feelings quite as satisfying. I think this one …

2018-08-08: The Open Web is a Tool, Not a Silver Bullet There have been quite a few good pieces written about the growing discontent toward Twitter, …

2018-08-07: Parallel #1 is just too good! Hosted by Shelly Brisbin and guest starring Larry Skutchan and Stephen …

2018-08-06: I was thrilled to be this week’s guest on the Micro Monday Podcast where we talked about …

2018-08-04: It feels like the years between roughly 1970 and 1990 are just a big blackhole for publishing. Books …

2018-08-03: Song of the day – Mothers Pride (Remastered) by George Michael 🎡

2018-08-03: SS 1: Tech Writing with Shelly Brisbin On this episode of Something to Say, I chat with author and podcaster Shelly Brisbin about writing …

2018-08-03: I am so excited to see Parallel join Relay.FM! It’s a fabulous podcast that brings the …

2018-08-03: Nothing quite like being woken at 4 in the morning by a flood warning alert going off on your phone. …

2018-08-02: Song of the Day β€” Something To Be by Rob Thomas 🎡

2018-08-02: It’s only the beginning of August, and I’m already looking forward to the start of …

2018-08-02: I want to thank everyone for the tremendous support I’ve received this week. There’s …

2018-08-01: It’s quite a remarkable feeling to come across an old external hard drive, plug it in, and …

2018-08-01: For new readers, if you visit The Dragon’s Brood Cycle’s official website and check out …

2018-07-31: It’s ben a good launch day for Haven Divided. Thanks to all my readers for the support and …

2018-07-31: You just could not pay me enough to go skydiving. ✈️😱

2018-07-31: News: Haven Divided Has Been Released πŸ“š Today’s the day! Haven Divided, the second volume of The Dragon’s Brood Cycle, has been …

2018-07-30: πŸ™Œ Haven Lost and Harmony’s Song are both free for a limited time to celebrate the launch of …

2018-07-30: Haven Divided is out tomorrow! I was invited to write a guest post on the Proof Positive blog to …

2018-07-27: I wish apps would just all settle on either Cmd-R or Cmd-Shift-R for the Refresh/Reload actions. I …

2018-07-26: I think I might be falling in love with KeyboardMaestro. πŸ˜ƒ

2018-07-25: If you say β€œBy the power of Grayskull!” to the Amazon Echo, Alexa will respond with β€œI have the …

2018-07-24: SS 0: Introducing Something to Sayβ€”Make Good Art 🎀 Introducing Something to Say, a MicroCast where I’ll be exploring the creative process, how …

2018-07-23: Book marketing generates more work and more stress than writing the damn thing in the first place. …

2018-07-21: And here’s an alternate version of the Haven Divided trailer, narrated for the visually …

2018-07-21: Check out and share the official book trailer for Haven Divided! πŸ“š

2018-07-19: Someone needs to make an Apple iiGS or iiE replica keyboardβ€”or at least one with the same key …

2018-07-18: Well, that giveaway sure went a lot faster than I anticipated! 😱 Amazon has awarded all 25 copies of …

2018-07-18: For the next seven days, the Kindle edition of Haven Lost is being given away to 25 lucky readers on …

2018-07-17: San Diego Comic Con is this week. I went for fifteen years straight, but haven’t been to the last …

2018-07-17: Someone please tell whoever manages political robo-calls that this is the 21st centuryβ€”Although …

2018-07-17: TFW someone makes a comment about a tiny detail in your new novel that unwittingly brushes …

2018-07-15: TFW you write an email to someone you admire, sit there reading it over nineteen times, and then …

2018-07-14: The sequel will be out on 31/July/2018β€”have you read Haven Lost?

2018-07-13: If GoodReads is your thing, you can now add Haven Divided to your shelves. πŸ“š

2018-07-13: News: Haven Divided Is Available for Pre-order πŸ“š I am incredibly excited to finally type those words. Haven Divided: The Dragon’s Brood Cycle, …

2018-07-05: Getting visual formatting right for epub and paperback publications is such a frustrating process …

2018-07-03: Are you interested in reading an advanced reader’s copy (ARC) of Haven Divided in ebook format …

2018-07-03: Currently reading: Super Powereds: Year 4 by Drew Hayes, ISBN: 9780986396854 πŸ“š

2018-06-30: I have only just begun exploring the work of this classic rock’n’roll/rockabilly artist. …

2018-06-22: I’m out to see a stage production of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame in which my …

2018-06-18: I’m now beginning the final formatting for the ebook and paperback editions of Haven Divided. …

2018-06-14: An absolute constant on this planet is this: there are simply not enough hours in a day. πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ

2018-06-08: My reading agenda has been a bit derailed by WWDC podcasts and the realization that there is only a …

2018-06-03: I’ve spent the last few days exploring and playing with Pinboard, and I really like it. …

2018-06-03: Song of the day β€” Sandalwood by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories 🎡

2018-06-02: This post from @A11yForAll about Micro.blog makes me happy. 😍

2018-06-02: I have received the Haven Divided manuscript back from my editor! I wish I’d been able to work …

2018-05-29: Next up on my reading list is the script to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. I was waiting to be …

2018-05-29: Review: The Outsider β€” by Stephen King πŸ“š It would be next to impossible to write a meaningful review of The Outsider by Stephen King without …

2018-05-25: You can almost taste Samhain in the air. β€” Haven Divided, The Dragon’s Brood Cycle, Vol. 2

2018-05-24: I’ve been reading Stephen King’s new novel The Outsider. So far, this is the most enjoyable …

2018-05-21: πŸ’œ Kelly Clarkson breaks down at Billboard Music Awards talking about Santa Fe shooting - The …

2018-05-20: Between season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery πŸ––πŸ½ and the new She-Ra βš”οΈ series, this is the first year …

2018-05-19: Song of the day – Going To a Town – George Michael 🎡

2018-05-19: Reading: She-Ra and Girl Culture - Kimberly Hirsh

2018-05-18: I’m a huge Masters of the Universe fan. I really hope this is good. A new She-Ra series is …

2018-05-16: This is a fantastic discussion and overview of accessibility for software developers. As a VoiceOver …

2018-05-15: Being a Progressive in rural Pennsylvania is tough sometimes. πŸ—³

2018-05-10: Apple Pay on the web is magical. Can we get this everywhere? … On second thought, that’s …

2018-05-09: Haven Divided: The Dragon’s Brood Cycle, Vol. 2 Coming soon!

2018-05-08: If it’s your thing, I’ve launched an author newsletter. Join for announcements about new …

2018-05-04: This song has been stuck in my head all week. This Old Guitar by John Denver 🎡

2018-05-03: A Guide to Micro.blog For People Who Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter, by Jean MacDonald

2018-05-03: The Great Laugh Track Debate πŸ€£πŸ“Ί Episode 305 of 99% Invisible tells the story of the Laff Box, the contraption which was used to …

2018-05-01: Our dog, Monkey, had to have a little surgery today. He’s happy to be home. πŸΆπŸ“·

2018-05-01: First day of sun tea season! I have a container of peppermint iced tea brewing on the deck. Life is …

2018-04-30: Review: Borderline β€” The Arcadia Project Series, by Mishell Baker πŸ“š I just finished reading Borderline, the first book in the Arcadia Project series, by Mishell Baker. …

2018-04-29: Ah … yes … there it is! The whooshing sound as the manuscript for Haven Divided zooms away on the …

2018-04-27: The first book in my Dragon’s Brood Cycle series, Haven Lost, is now available to read for …

2018-04-25: I’ve added a Toolbox page to my blog with a list of accessible apps and other tools I use for …

2018-04-24: “This is the year of the hungry man, whose place is in the past, / Hand in hand with ignorance …

2018-04-24: Started reading Borderline, the first book in the Arcadia Project by Mishell Baker. I’ve heard …

2018-04-23: My revisions to Haven Divided are complete! Next up: off to my editor. πŸ™ŒπŸ•ΊπŸ“š

2018-04-23: Gotta love dictation: While texting this morning, “Micro.blog” was transcribed as …

2018-04-21: Elton John’s Made In England has got to be one of his most underrated albums. It’s so …

2018-04-21: As an avid audiobook fan and someone who enjoys the nostalgia of vinyl, this is so cool. Plus, the …

2018-04-20: Tesla was a fascinating fellow. – Nikola Tesla predicted the smartphone in 1926

2018-04-20: Revisions to Haven Divided are now 92% complete. I always find that applying polish to the last …

2018-04-19: All I ask is for it to be a good film. – Nee Brothers to direct Masters of the Universe

2018-04-19: This is extremely cool. FicDown is a Markdown based syntax for writing interactive fiction stories.

2018-04-18: Wow! Only a few hours and I already had to update my post on working with Micro.blog as a visually …

2018-04-18: Still recovering from the late night hockey game. The LA Kings gave us a good season. Let’s …

2018-04-17: How to Work with Micro.blog as a Visually Impaired User This is a quick guide for using Micro.blog as a visually impaired user in its current state. The …

2018-04-16: Despite the fact that I tend to do my best writing in the evening hours, I’ve belatedly come …

2018-04-14: I’ve been slowly … very slowly … working my way through The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in …

2018-04-14: It took some time, but I think I’m kind of in love with Micro.blog. It’s best thought of …

2018-04-13: 75% finished with the revisions to Haven Divided. Right on track to get the manuscript to my editor …

2018-04-11: News: Haven Lost is now just $0.99 in Kindle Stores πŸ“š In anticipation of the release of Haven Divided, the Kindle edition of Haven Lost is now just $0.99 …

2018-04-11: News: Haven Divided: The Dragon's Brood Cycle, Vol. 2 πŸ“š The second volume of The Dragon’s Brood Cycle is written! Haven Divided will be shipped off to …

2018-04-10: Stumbled across this fascinating blog post while researching Braille translation for Esperanto. …

2018-01-02: Unexpected Literary Gems πŸ“š I’ve always been an avid reader. My taste runs more toward fantasy and science-fiction, but I …

2017-12-07: News: Talking Harry Potter on the Alohomora Podcast πŸ“š I was honored to be invited onto episode 233 of the Alohomora Podcast. We discussed chapter …

2016-09-06: News: The Introverted Indie Author Podcast #13 I had a ton of fun talking about writing, fantasy, the Dragon’s Brood Cycle, and a host of …

2016-09-02: I love these kinds of stories. Read, enjoy, and excuse me while I go do some research on Icelandic …

2015-10-27: News: Random Trek 74 I was honored to be invited on as the non-random guest for Random Trek 74, on which we discussed …

2015-07-30: Indie Comic Publisher Offers Comics for the Visually Impaired This is amazing, and I desperately want to see it succeed. For years, I’ve been frustrated by …

2015-05-13: The Tiny Tweet To type a truly tidy tweet, Is something quite divine; One-hundred forty characters, Upon a single …

2015-05-06: News: Universal Harmonics Christie Stratos, my editor for Harmony’s Song, asked me to write a guest post. I’m very …

2015-05-04: News: Harmony's Song: A Dragon's Brood Tale πŸ“š Last June, I wrote about the release of Haven Lost, the first volume in my Dragon’s Brood …

2015-04-26: Apples to Oranges -- Why the Platform Wars No Longer Matter Over the years, an individual’s choice of which operating system to use for their computing …

2015-04-08: Harry Harrison and Science Fiction πŸ“š I’m a fan of both science fiction and fantasy. These days, I end up reading a lot more fantasy …

2015-04-08: Feeling Ducky I’ve documented my experiences switching away from Google services over the last few years. I …

2015-03-16: Dr. Seuss on Apple I do not want this new iPhone, My Razr’s fine; it’s what I own. β€œBut you can browse the …

2015-01-13: Great Reads of 2014 πŸ“š I’ve always been an avid reader, and the flipping of the calendar is as good an excuse as any …

2014-11-14: News: Snow, Tea, and Dreams It’s the final day of the Haven Lost virtual book tour today. The first stop is at Straight …

2014-11-12: News: Aliens, Wizards, or the Undead It’s day three of the Haven Lost virtual book tour today. Inspector Clouzot, Stephen King, …

2014-11-11: News: Meet Emily Haven It’s day two of the Haven Lost virtual book tour today. There will be two stops on the tour, …

2014-11-10: News: Good Journey Day one of the Haven Lost virtual book tour is today, and the first stop is at Indy Authors. …

2014-08-19: News: Interview on Monkeys Took My Jetpack My dear friend and host of the Monkeys Took My Jetpack Podcast, Eric Troup, invited me on to discuss …

2014-06-23: News: Haven Lost: The Dragon's Brood Cycle, Vol. 1 πŸ“š Well, Here it is. My first novel has been published, and I am both excited and a little nervous now …

2014-04-14: Looking for Tom Lehrer It’s worth reading every single word of this piece on the incomparable Tom Lehrer. The glimpse …