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Sketching a blog post

Used a couple of Sharpie twin tips and my Baron Fig Mastermind pad to prototype my latest post for the Brain Traffic blog. Normally when I use pen and paper in my writing workflow it’s very messy and haphazard — notes jotted in random places, maybe a partial mind map, maybe a bullet point of…Continue readingSketching a blog post

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Markdown in Ulysses share sheet

Was delighted to find that Markdown formatting even works when sending things to Ulysses from other applications. Perhaps this is common for iPad apps but it was the first time I’ve noticed it. Many of my posts start from the camera roll. It’s great to be able to do some quick formatting and position the…Continue readingMarkdown in Ulysses share sheet

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A week of working iPad-only

I was at my parents’ place all week last week. My iPad was the only computer I brought with. I did a lot of work on personal projects —mostly writing, editing, and planning — and kept up on email, Slack, and a few small tasks for work. It was the most intense use I’ve made…Continue readingA week of working iPad-only

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Blog from your iPad on your own platform for $88

I run my primary website on Squarespace. It looks great, and I like the module approach to building out things like my speaking page. It’s been working well for me. So when I decided to start blogging again, I made my first few posts there, using the blog I’d initially set up many years ago.…Continue readingBlog from your iPad on your own platform for $88