Adele Fletcher

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Name: Adele Fletcher
Date registered: July 14, 2014

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  1. Writers build the web: a back-end tech diary (3) — October 10, 2015
  2. Writers build the web: a back-end tech diary (2) — August 27, 2015
  3. Writers build the web: a back-end tech diary (1) — August 21, 2015
  4. Review of The Self Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide — January 30, 2015
  5. Three Beauties of the Present Day — July 21, 2014

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Oct 10

Writers build the web: a back-end tech diary (3)

The Raspberry-Pi: a writer’s server Assembly Ta-dah! You can see the finished result up and running, next to a small Japanese coffee cup (designed by artist Akiko Ikeda, whose fantastic picture books taught me a lot of Japanese).  

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Aug 27

Writers build the web: a back-end tech diary (2)

The Raspberry-Pi: a writer’s server Shopping, and writing a disk image to an SD Card Today I went shopping at two local tech supplies shops. The brands I chose are not especially significant, tech specs were the main issue.

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Aug 21

Writers build the web: a back-end tech diary (1)

The Raspberry-Pi: a writer’s server My website was down again. I walked into the dark narrow server-room. There was a low whispery hum. Fans cooling hard drives—surely a good sign. I looked at the tiny blue, green and orange LEDs. Some were glowing in a relaxed fashion; some were flashing as though they might be …

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Jan 30

Review of The Self Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide

Authors: Joel Friedlander and Betty Kelly Sargent Edition: first; e-pub viewed using Calibre Publisher: Marin Bookworks ISBN 978-0-936385-37-2 Summary: A useful directory of mainly US resources for anyone interested in indie writing and publishing

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Three Beauties of the Present Day

Kitagawa Utamaro - Toji san bijin (Three Beauties of the Present Day)From Bijin-ga (Pictures of Beautiful Women), published by Tsutaya Juzaburo - Google Art Project.jpg
Kitagawa Utamaro – Toji san bijin (Three Beauties of the Present Day)From Bijin-ga (Pictures of Beautiful Women), published by Tsutaya Juzaburo – Google Art Project” by UtamarocgH3Mn22MIBngA at Google Cultural Institute, zoom level maximum. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Apr 24

Describing People 101

Sometimes, for whatever reason, a writer can really put his hoof in it. Take, for example, Nathan Myer’s description of Otis Hope Carey, an indigenous Australian surfer: ‘With his apeish face and cowering hair-curtains, I expect little more than Cro-Magnon grunts from his mouth. I am caught off guard by the clarity and eloquence of …

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Mar 10

Murder and the taste of limes

With leather gloves, I seize these bugs, as they breed, as they eat tender leaves and buds. The air stinks and my skin sometimes burns with the acrid juice they spray in fear. ‘I’m amazed how quickly the desire for limes made me a murderer.’ ‘No, you were already a murderer. What’s interesting is how …

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