Should I Mention Real People in my Story?

This question came up in a Facebook screenwriting group I follow. I'm not a lawyer, I'm coming at this as a writer. My thoughts are my own based on my own experiences. You should really…

Getting Started on The Journey

I'm really not big on outlines. Not the conventional ones you learn about in school, at least. I find them rigid and boring, and constraining. There's a free tool I've found that actually makes outlining…

What’s In A Name (Software Edition)

I've proudly released my first shareware program - The Shuffler! As I write this I'm in a public beta: if you want to give it a try and send some feedback, I'd appreciate it! This…