writing & publishing

The Need For Distraction: Sports

File under ‘stuff they don’t teach you about writing when you signed up’. I’ve gone through a few ups and downs of being published, getting translation deals, or not, good press reviews, stinking Amazon reviews, and I’ve come to the conclusion that the more you think about writing and the Internet the less good it […]

Network Adjustments

A while ago I was aiming to start a green blog as an experiment, something separate to this, but I’m going to no longer update it, for a couple of reasons. First, the Tumblr blog format isn’t really appropriate for what I was aiming for. Tumblr isn’t really geared up for thoughts, comments, or deep […]

Technical Stuff, RSS Feed Issues

It appears that when I moved hosts there was a subtle change of RSS feeds. The subscription you need is now feed:// – previously there was “blog.markcnewton” in the URL for the feed, which was what the blog was originally built on, but now that’s gone completely. So essentially a lot of people (I have […]