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Talking Roaman Journals with Tracy Winchell

Jan 28, 20217331 min read
Tracy and I discuss the transformational power of journaling

Generating Short Fiction with Random Input from Roam Research

Jan 19, 202158214 min read
Author’s Note: This post is about a process I used to create a short story: “Bloom.” If you prefer, you can always read the story first. Years ago, a professor of mine told me his secret for writing fiction. While writing, he would keep the t.v. on with the volume down. When he couldn’t think […]

I Asked Roam Research, “What Do I Want?” The Results Devastated Me.

Dec 12, 20205387 min read
Your journal can become an active participant in your personal transformation.

A Metaphysican Looks at Algorithms of Thought

Dec 2, 202074211 min read
I enjoyed Cortex Futura’s latest post on algorithms of thought (“True Algorithms of Thought Have Arrived” – CortexFutura.com). In reflecting on the role algorithms of thought have played in my own life and work, I’d agree that new technologies for sharing algorithms of thought have arrived (especially with the advent of Roam Research). But the algorithms of […]
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On Writing

I’ve decided to write a novel. In public. Using Obsidian.md.

Jul 28, 20212068 views6 min read

Writing a Novel In a Nutshell: I’m writing a novel, live, online, in Obsidian.md ……

Generating Short Fiction with Random Input from Roam Research

ByMark McElroyJan 19, 2021

Author’s Note: This post is about a process I used to create a short story:…

Fiction: Bloom

ByMark McElroyJan 19, 2021

Author’s Note: I wrote this short story using a process I developed for use within…

Ulysses for Mac and iOS

ByMark McElroyOct 17, 2018

If you’re a writer looking for a writing app, save yourself a lot of time…