Age of Monsters

So I finally got round to setting up a proper domain: ageofmonsters.net Cost me a grand total of 3 bucks- and you can’t complain about that!

Age of Monsters – first chapter

Here’s a preview of Age of Monsters, Chapter 1. This will start on January 1, if you are interested. Chapter 1 The sound of bells rang out over New Town, deep and sonorous. Foreboding. The sun was setting; there were clouds in the sky. The weather was cold and there was damp in the air….

Age of Monsters

I came up with a project that should see me through 2016. It’s called Age of Monsters, and it is a novel that will be released a chapter a day for a year. It’s a story about what happens to the world once giant monsters take over. It sounds like Godzilla, like Pacific Rim, like…

Batch Convert with ffmpeg

You just have to love a sexy title like that! Lately, I’ve found myself needing to transcode a bunch of audio files to mp3. I can’t remember why I needed to, but the need was real and there was only ever going to be one solution. Ffmpeg. So, there were two options available. Download some…

Book Stalking

One of the recent changes to Amazon’s KDP program was with the way they handle their Prime reporting. Previously, it used to be based on somebody reading 10%- so they read 10% of your book, you get a point. Nowadays, it is based on pages read. For the best sellers out there, that probably doesn’t…

Free ebook!

If you’re in the mood for a tight thriller with a bit of ridiculous action, and maybe even a little romance, you can’t go past The Good Terrorist. It’s going free sometime in the next 24 hours. Here’s the link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B018G96BOU It’s currently ranked a little lower than Romeo and Juliet, but I am sure…

Raspberry Pi with OpenElec

Ah… so I googled this problem and saw that there were others out there with the same issue, but nobody ever reported a fix. So… The issue: I installed OpenElec on the Rpi2, and it never booted. It would boot once, and look great, then it would reset, announce it was resizing the SD Card…

Time to get Serious

Okay… So this blog might get some attention soon. Maybe. If I remember. To be honest: I must have signed up for this thing a year ago, but forgot right away. I only found it by accident. What’s this blog about? Not sure yet. Me, probably. Projects, most likely. Expect a little bit of nothing…