2016-07-18 09:00:00 +0000

With all the fun happening with my mailing list lately, it’s good to be able to take my mind off things. Today is the first day back on the day job after the birth of my son, and seeing as the weather was quite beautiful, I decided to go to work by bicycle.

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2016-07-17 16:00:00 +0000

Last Friday I blogged about a rather large increase in subscribers due to sponsoring a contest, and about my intentions to send them an e-mail stating hey everyone, I’m Jeroen, I sponsored a contest you participated in, these are my books, stay on this list if you want to hear when I write another.

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2016-07-15 21:00:00 +0000

Yesterday morning my mailing list had 83 subscribers. I’ve grown this list gradually over the past two years (I think? I’m not entirely sure when I started it and too lazy to look it up), with some of the largest increases coming from cross-promotions. I migrated it to MailChimp a while ago, finding it infinitely better than my custom built solution.

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2016-06-30 17:00:00 +0000

About two weeks ago, I dropped my Kindle Keyboard when I wanted to put it on my nightstand. This wasn’t the first time this has happened, but each time it happened before, it made a better landing. This time, I was not so fortunate. It hit the ground at the side, causing the e-ink screen to crack and killing 90% of all pixels in the top-left corner.

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2016-06-20 16:00:00 +0000

Ever since the decision to focus on an Epic Fantasy book as my next writing project I have been busy writing down background information for this project. World history, persons of interest, timelines, that sort of thing. In the past, I’ve written down these notes either using a paper notepad, or as a big comment block at the start of the novel’s LaTeX source file (I should probably dedicate a future blog post to why I’m using this format again).

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