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  1. 20,000 Words

    Just crossed the 20,000 word mark last week -- the book is now 25% done.

    And yesterday my editor told me that the University of Toronto publishing committee approved my book proposal so a contract is in the mail.

    60,000 words to go . . .

    Here is a sentence from the manuscript:

    "With as much as 95 per cent of all downloaded music falling into the category of piracy we can soundly declare that the attempt to change consumer behaviour ...
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  2. 30 Minute Record of 1stMIP

    This is the longest video I have ever posted to YouTube, and may be the longest video made by a TGer!

    Warning -- it is long.

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  3. Back... 1st: India, gaming and outsourcing: an uncomfortable truth.

    Hi all.

    I had written one blog post in India, but then it was on an apple computer and apparently safari does not remember posts if sending fails...Stupid apple, I hope Steve Jobs reincarnated as one!

    My plan to write certainly did fail hard, as 4 of my 6 weeks in India were spent without electricity or running water on a beach with a bunch of hippies. Therefore I plan to make a series of smaller posts describing various things of interest. Today is the first post. ...
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  4. Why Use Tactics

    A comment from a Battlelog forum regarding one of my videos:

    Why use tactics? It's a video game! Have fun with some friends! It's fun to be good at a game but special tactics for it? I think that's a little too far. We're not Special Forces soldiers. We're all just people playing a video game that was created for people to have fun and not acting like professionals.
    Why indeed.
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  5. 10,000 Words

    At 12:32 PM (EST) today my new book (in progress) just reached 10,000 words. I find the first 10,000 to be much harder than the last 10,000. By the time I reach half-way, a book tends to come poring off my fingers as I type. But the first ten thousand is a painful journey as I grope for the main threads of the subject and slowly discover what exactly is the subject I am writing about. A book slowly reveals itself to the author. Each new paragraph and each new page sheds light on the next.
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