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Introducing chronoline.js, a JavaScript library for timelines

Sadly, a lot of my work at Zanbato is behind closed doors, but recently, I have been working on a widget that is definitely not proprietary and is available for all of you to use, extend, or even just look at: chronoline.js. chronoline.js is a library for making a chronology timeline out of events on […]

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Gum on My Shoe: Final Draft

It’s more realistic that I update this once a day. Hopefully, I won’t completely skip a day because I know I’ve already failed missing out in the morning.One amazing benefit of this blog I’ve already seen: I only put a single space at the beginning of my sentences. Apparently putting two spaces is an unnecessary […]

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Gum on My Shoe: Rewrite 2

I recently learned that my cell phone provider gets terrible reception out west. Therefore, my mom decided to switch our family provider. Thanks to advertised deals, we also got new phones.Out of the box, mine looked pretty cool. It flips open—my last phone was just a bar—allowing me to answer calls like in the movies. […]

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Gum on My Shoe: Rewrite 1

I recently learned that my cell phone provider gets terrible reception out west. Therefore, my mom decided to switch our family provider. Thanks to advertised deals, we also got new phones.Out of the box, mine looked pretty cool. It flips open—my last phone was just a bar—allowing me to answer calls like in the movies. […]

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Gum on my Shoe

I recently learned that my cell phone provider gets terrible reception out west. Therefore, my mom decided to switch our family provider, with a throw-in of new phones.Out of the box, mine looked pretty cool. It flips open—my last phone was just a bar—allowing me to emulate the cinematic phone pick-up. It feels thinner and […]

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Easier Left Unwritten: Final Draft

Mostly satisfied, but really just want to move on. It’s confusing to write about writing, especially when it ended up as a stream-of-conscious. This morning, I plopped into my chair, eager to begin my writing practice. I had an amazing thread: students hate writing because they’re forced to write on topics they don’t care about. […]

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Easier Left Unwritten: Rewrite 2

I think this is substantial enough. I’ll just be working to tighten the writing and add to the fluency. This morning, I plopped into my chair, eager to begin my writing practice. I had an amazing thread: students hate writing because they’re forced to write on topics they don’t care about. With a blank screen […]

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Easier Left Unwritten: Rewrite 1

Well, this should be fun to rewrite. I wrote it, clicked “public post”, and was immediately unsatisfied. There isn’t much in it. I think I need to beef it up before I trim it down. Live and learn. This morning, I plopped into my chair, eager to begin my writing practice. I had an amazing […]

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Easier Left Unwritten

This morning, I plopped into my chair, eager to begin my writing practice. I had an amazing thread: students hate writing because they’re forced to write on topics they don’t care about. As I began my work, I couldn’t. With a blank screen before me, I thought about possible hooks, but none seemed solid. Other […]

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The Guidelines

I need to practice writing, and all of that will appear here for everyone to read and critique. Now, I intend to update this twice a day. Typically, I will put an idea up in an evening post, then write the rough draft in the morning. The piece will then go through rewrites, depending on […]