Updating Editions—What did I miss the first time?

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Here I thought that being asked to write a book (or three) was pretty cool. Nope, turns out being asked to update them for a second edition is better. If the book was a flop, then the publisher wouldn’t want to spend any more time or money on it, but if it does pretty well, […]

Couple Posts from Elsewhere: end of paper books & Trying Pomodoro GTD System

From time to time I’ll post full posts that I write for Future Shop (that’s allowed now), but today, it’s just excerpts. Enjoy! Last week Nicholas Negroponte was quoted as saying that the physical book would be dead in 5 years—Nicholas Negroponte: The Physical Book Is Dead In 5 Years—which I thought is pushing it […]

It isn’t starting a book that’s hard, it’s continuing to write it

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Book Three is starting to gel, but it’s been a tough few nights of writing to get to this place. See, I don’t find starting a book hard, it’s after I have the first 2 or 3 chapters written that I hit a wall. It’s at that very moment when I tend to step back […]

WordPress 3 & Parent-Child Themes from WordCamp Vancouver

If you missed WordCamp Vancouver and wanted more than the slides I posted previously, now you can watch Catherine Winters & I talk about WordPress 3.0 just a short while before it came out: As Catherine & I talked about, WordPress 3.0 is a very easy (and fast) update for people who are already using […]