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How I Organize Projects as an Indie Developer

When I was in elementary school, I had a reputation for being completely disorganized. Homework assignments were often lost or forgotten because they were swallowed by the dark abyss that was my backpack. Efforts were made by my teachers and

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It’s Like an Online Notepad

Windows Notepad has always been my favorite tool for organizing projects and tasks.  And just today I discovered Simplenote, which is essentially a cloud-hosted, searchable and taggable collection of plain text documents.  There is a free plan with minimal ads,

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Used the Email Game Today

This is the perfect tool for an indie developer completely consumed in the final stage of a project, whose inbox has reached epic proportions.  I used the Email Game today and cleared half the inbox in about 20 minutes, not

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Yes, Another Writing Book-Related Post

Yet another awesome Kindle book, Robert’s Rules of Writing, has given me this: RULE 16. Write What You Read. Basically, look at your bookshelf and your bedside table.  This is the type of stuff you know best, love best, and

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Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art – Applied to Indie Game Development

This morning I finished The War of Art by Steven Pressfield.  I started a couple months ago with his much shorter Do The Work, which a friend bought for me.  When I read DTW, I didn’t know at the time

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