writing

2019.07.14
- 5 min -
Joe Buhlig

It’s a bittersweet moment to see a fountain pen begin skipping on the page. On the one hand, frustration takes over. The half-written words will need to be re-written and you’ll have to bring yourself back into the flow of writing. But on the other hand, it creates an opportunity to choose a different ink and rediscover the pen in a small way. Which means your love for the pen may deepen.

2016.06.10
- 2 min -
Joe Buhlig

When I made the decision to embrace pen and paper, the need for structure quickly showed its face. I wanted my writing to live in a single notebook, but that meant I needed a method of tracking progress on pieces without thumbing through the whole notebook.

2016.05.20
- 7 min -
Joe Buhlig

I began hand writing articles with a lot of skepticism mixed with hope. I didn’t know what to expect but I wanted a positive outcome. As much as I lean toward an integration of technology in every aspect of my work, I felt a sense that paper had benefits I had never understood.

2016.05.06
- 3 min -
Joe Buhlig

After reflecting on the process of writing a daily schedule by hand and discussing the benefits of the analog over the digital, I’ve decided to try writing articles with pen and paper.

2016.04.27
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Joe Buhlig

Markdown has become a major part of how I do all of my writing despite being a web developer. It has a lot of benefits even if you know how to write the HTML itself.

2016.01.15
- 2 min -
Joe Buhlig

Dictation is becoming more and more commonplace, and as the software behind it continues to get better we’ll likely see it become a bigger part of our daily lives.

2015.12.28
- 2 min -
Joe Buhlig

A lot of time and effort go into writing a book. It gets even harder when you need to collaborate with your editor and make revisions.

2015.09.11
- 5 min -
Joe Buhlig

I’ve written about my use of Sublime Text for writing, but I didn’t share how I manage the edits from my editor.

2015.06.19
- 2 min -
Joe Buhlig

It’s been a little over a year since I started blogging and I’ve had a number of folks ask me what tools I use to write my articles. This is an outline of my process from idea to publish.