Notes

Welcome to my notes, updated live and ever evolving. You might discover ideas in various states of progress, [[!links which have yet to be created]], and late night rambling. For notes on media I've read/played/watched, check out the Library.

What Is a Digital Garden?

A Digital garden is a digital, public 'garden' of live notes which are ever evolving...

This Is a Living Earth

"If we were right now to lay a stethoscope to the bark of a birch...

The World Is Vertical as Well as Horizontal

Stephen Graham describes the dominance of the ‘flat tradition’ of geography and cartography, and the...

The Earth Is Not Fixed

"Rivers disappear and so do stories, only to rise again in unexpected places." - Robert...

Environments Are an Active Force

“Environments are not passive wrappings, but are, rather, active processes which are invisible.” Marshall McLuhan,...

NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month: a challenge to write 50k/a brand new novel...

Jekyll vs Eleventy

A showdown of two of the simplest static site generators to get you up and...

Ebooks Are Not Precious

Ultimately ebooks are another digital document which is treated with less care. Fast content thrives...

My Rating System

Whether reading, watching, or otherwise enjoying media, I believe in [[!Write about what you read|writing...

Narrative Structures

Most narratives follow one of the classic act structures. The structure determines how the [[!Plot]]...

Kishōtenketsu

Kishōtenketsu is a traditional plot structure in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean literature and poetry, originating...

Stories Are Made to Be Experienced

“We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep,...