The newsletter makes a return...
A really great course that finally persuaded me to make Ulysses part of my toolkit.
I've realised that digital tools have started to destroy my creativity during lockdown.
Dark ambient music with a Lovecraft theme.
Some eye candy for a rainy day.
A couple of new (to me) apps that have freshened up my working methods.
Nine Inch Nails make their two new albums available for free.
This video, shot in Iceland and directed by Neels Castillion, is pleasingly hypnotic.
A couple of things have caught my eye on the Colossal website this morning...
A smart e-ink picture frame.
Some ambient soundscapes that might aid focus.
Filing this under "still got it".
I've been using the Nebo app with good results.
A New Year and some new methods of productivity/procrastination.
A few things it seemed useful to mention that might be of interest to listeners...
We finally have something for you to listen to; the first three episodes of The Whisperer In Darkness are available via BBC Sounds and on your podcast app of choice. There will be further installments over the next couple of Mondays.
Ahead of the first batch of THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS going live tomorrow, BBC Sounds have released a longer trail, in the form of Episode Zero.
The first trailer for the sequel podcast to THE CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD has just landed. Series available on December 2nd...
Wherein I add absolutely nothing to the debate and ultimately fail to pick a side.
This, from the peerless Brain Pickings: https://www.brainpickings.org/2018/01/10/kenneth-grahame-the-fellow-that-goes-alone/
Although I've worked plenty for British broadcasters in the past, I haven't done anything for a UK company (with the exception of a podcast series we make for BBC Sounds) since around 2015.
This has been the soundtrack to all my writing this year. Now Ludovico Einaudi's SEVEN DAYS WALKING project is complete (it was originally released over seven months). The download is
Here's fun, via Colossal: https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2019/08/gerry-font/
Suzanne Moxhay is an artist working with photographs, which is to say that she has an incredibly intricate process, inspired by the matte painting technique movies used to use.
I really loved this book and I've excited for the TV show. Joe Hill has some interesting stuff to say here about the nature of horror and of adaptations. http:
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