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A Week of Accomplishment

25th of Jun 2017

One of the things I do in my spare time to de-stress (or find some eustress if I need to wake up without caffeine), is play crazyhouse chess. It's a variant that's played like normal chess, except that captured pieces switch sides and can be dropped back onto the board. I typically play on lichess.org—the chess.com interface feels a bit clunky to me and the better players (JannLee, TwelveTeen, chickencrossroad, mastertan) frequent lichess more often. I scored shared 10th in the inaugural chess.com Crazyhouse World Championship, and now, on lichess, reached the Top 10 on the ratings list for the first time!

Not Dead Yet!

10th of Jun 2017

Though it's been a while since I've posted, I'm not dead (yet)! Dick Richards: Planeswalker is close to being published. Exciting.

Another Fallow Period

24th of Apr 2016

I looked at my blogroll and realized it's been over a month since I last posted. Apologies. Life has been busy.

Write Every Day, Or Else

2nd of Dec 2015

I often have a hard time staying focused, but only when attempting something important. Like now. I want to write about why I can't stop writing. Or something deep and socially relevant, like how aiming for a good grade is not a good way to be a writer.

But, you know, focus.

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