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Amit Gawande

Getting Post URL in Drummer

I enjoy writing posts in Drummer. One of the many reasons for that is I can see all my posts in the same editing space. It is so easy to scroll through all your posts and find reference to just that one old post. One thing that missing, though, was there was no easy way to get the url for that post …

Amit Gawande

Getting Started Blogging with Drummer

I recently started blogging with Drummer, a new Outliner made public by Dave Winer. It has been a wonderful experience. I don’t know what it is about a single outline as a base for your blog, but it feels natural. I have been enjoying writing and playing around with my Drummer blog. However, it is …

Amit Gawande

Why Do I Write?

Don’t write for others, write for yourself. Most long-time writers give this advice to someone who is just getting started. Actually, screw that. Every person who does any amount (and form) of writing gives this advice to every other person who wishes to do some form of writing. Easy advice for …

Amit Gawande

Be a Donkey to Relieve the Creative in You

I started writing actively on the web some 15 years back. As I look back today to these years gone by, I realize I have discovered a few ironies of life, a few lessons for the writer within me. Today, I want to evaluate where I am and share what I have learned over these years. But let me start with …

Amit Gawande

Slanting Nib & A Keyboard

Subscribe to Slanting Nib here or read through the issues archive first. You can also receive every essay I publish by email, if interested. Just let me know. Or you could, of course, subscribe to the good old RSS feed.It’s not easy to become a writer. It is fiendishly difficult to stay a writer. To …