Game into alpha

| February 21, 2012

This is a spin-off of another project I was working on, which ran into a (temporary) deadend – the hoster doesn’t have the right modules installed. While we wait on the ticket to get that fixed, I put this together. http://www.sea-shore.co.ukIt’s a fairly basic collection game, with a few easter eggs. Collect items on the […]

Smashwords project

| December 13, 2011

A fairly major project now is Smashwords. I couldn’t find an API or RSS that supplied what I wanted for a widget, so I haven’t yet got to the widget bits. Instead I ended up building a supporting package – three types of XML file and a lightweight PHP library to expose the data in […]

Should v Will

| November 25, 2011

I should– be keeping traffic numbers up for the blogs for Project Wonderful– be writing more squidoo lenses– be building backlinks to promote my pages– be writing more Wizzley pages.Instead, since I got very little writing done recently, I will be doing Nano.50,000 words. 5 days left. Tight deadline…Time to type!Updates:10:49 am, 1,200 Words.11:30 am, […]

Smashwords

| November 24, 2011

A new lens, largely because I spotted a URL free that was too good to pass up.http://www.squidoo.com/smashwordsA review of my currently preferred publishing plaform, ways to use it, what’s in it for readers and more – including their affiliate scheme. I was rather stunned to find the URL available, as it had been “Under Construction” […]

A new lens, a book launch, a new ebook and a busy week

| November 23, 2011

A new lens went up:History ebooksThis is a reworking of the 2009 lens about Lens Companions. After I looked at the lens companions lens I realised just how out of date it was, and that the URL was no longer appropriate either. So I created a new lens for these ebooks. It has also replaced […]