Tech Writing

Creating a Dreamwidth-to-Twitter Crossposter

With the recent decisions and actions taken by LiveJournal’s owners, many people are migrating their personal blogs to Dreamwidth, a “LiveJournal-like” blog that uses a very similar interface and can import existing LJ posts, comments, and settings to make the transition easier. Unfortunately, Dreamwidth lacks some features of LiveJournal, including direct Twitter integration. But if…

Gneechy Talk

Patreon Fluffery

One of my goals with the new year has been to beef up my Patreon campaign a bit, as it was originally assembled in a fairly slapdash “This is good for a start and we’ll see how it goes!” way. To that end, I started poking around Patreon to find campaigns that were working well,…

Gneechy Talk

Comments Temporarily Disabled

Gneech.com is getting hammered by spam commenters for some reason, so I am disabling comments on the website for now. All of my posts are copied over to the-gneech.livejournal.com, and comments are welcome there in the interim. I’ll turn comments back on here when the anti-spam plugins have caught up with the latest round of…

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Comments Kerfluffle

EDIT: Okay, gneech.com seems to be fixed for now. Still debugging shortstorygeeks.com. I have received reports of my various sites blocking comments and informing the would-be commenter that they’re marked as SPAM. In order to test this, could I get any willing readers to post a comment to this thread at gneech.com and/or this thread…