Recommendations


Scrivener is writer’s project management software. It performs most of the functions of a word processor and provides many additional indispensable features, such as a scene corkboard, research organizer, annotation and draft tracking, and snapshots (which allow you to roll back to earlier versions of scenes or chapters).

Scrivener for OS X

Textilus is a feature-rich word processor that integrates with the cloud, and more importantly, integrates very well with Scrivener for Mac, making it easy to work on my stories on the go.

WriteRoom for Mac is an excellent distraction-free word processor, with built-in cloud support.

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the First Amendment rights of the comics art form and its community of retailers, creators, publishers, librarians, and readers.

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.

Cliff Mass' Weather Blog is a great source of information about the science of weather, and specifically the weather of the Pacific Northwest. Cliff Mass is a professor of meteorology at the University of Washington, who, among other things, once co-authored a paper with Carl Sagan.

Locus Online publishes news of the science fiction publishing field and covers new science fiction books and magazines.

The Tai-Pan Literary & Arts Project is a not-for-profit corporation that exists to produce quality anthropomorphic publications, inspire contributors, and foster creative skills.

Pandora House Crafts is a source for beautiful and useful handmade wooden pens, pencils, and other cool things.

Deer Me is one of my favorite on-line comic strips.

Mr Cow is another great comic strip.

The Information Architecture Institute is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to advancing and promoting information architecture.