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No Categories is the personal site by Dylan Kinnett, a writer and web developer who makes performances, recordings, hypertexts, and a literary journal.

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Authenticity Versus Expectation

There are probably some of you who would say that “clichés are clichés for a reason”, and to you I would say “cry me a river!” and I would add that the clich...

Git and the Writer

Image the power of your editors and beta readers to commit changes for your review through a freely distributed application where each participant can enact ...

Following Silliman’s Blogroll

There’s a treasure trove of vibrant and enjoyable literary blogs on the Internet. You can still subscribe to them all and join the conversation. I’ve created...

Leaving Microsoft Word Behind

I have amassed a collection of files: .doc files, .docx files, .rtf files, .html files, but I set out to convert them all to plain text files.

Version Control for Writers

It seems to me that the old “save as” trick is not very much more efficient than my grandmother’s habit of using carbon paper. In 2013, surely there are some...

How I Do My Word Processing

I am both a “computer person” and a writer. You might be interested to know: how do I combine the two? Here are some thoughts on how I do my word processing,...

When to Abandon a Creative Project

My list of ongoing creative projects is too complicated. I’m declaring creative bankruptcy, so to speak. I’ve had too many irons in the fire for too long. Wh...

The Death of Hypertext?

If the world doesn’t yet have a strong, ongoing body of hypertext literature, could it be because the idea was born before the widespread popularity of web s...

My Favorite Notebook

I’m looking to replace my very favorite notebook, which is all filled up now. Unfortunately, they don’t seem to make these anymore. I’m posting this in the h...

Scriptwriting Software

I sampled the various software apps that are designed to help a writer to produce a stage play

Writing with Audio

I’m interested in adding audio equipment to my writing toolbox. So, I think I need some gear. I’m posting this to solicit any advice from musicians, technici...

Essential Space Age Pop Albums

I want to figure out this crazy look. These aren’t the ten best album covers, but here’s a start. My source for this list was an article called “Ten Basic Sp...

Altered Text

I’ll call it altered text, although for the thing I have in mind there are actually many things, many names, from many times and places. My notion of “destro...

Book Companion Websites

Everybody knows that the internet is a powerful tool for marketing and for distributing information. It should be no surprise then, that amazon.com, a bookse...

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Writing

Authenticity Versus Expectation

There are probably some of you who would say that “clichés are clichés for a reason”, and to you I would say “cry me a river!” and I would add that the clich...

Git and the Writer

Image the power of your editors and beta readers to commit changes for your review through a freely distributed application where each participant can enact ...

Index of First Lines

It’s easy to create an index of first lines. If each of your poems is a separate text file, then a handy command line trick will produce an index of first li...

Following Silliman’s Blogroll

There’s a treasure trove of vibrant and enjoyable literary blogs on the Internet. You can still subscribe to them all and join the conversation. I’ve created...

Leaving Microsoft Word Behind

I have amassed a collection of files: .doc files, .docx files, .rtf files, .html files, but I set out to convert them all to plain text files.

Version Control for Writers

It seems to me that the old “save as” trick is not very much more efficient than my grandmother’s habit of using carbon paper. In 2013, surely there are some...

How I Do My Word Processing

I am both a “computer person” and a writer. You might be interested to know: how do I combine the two? Here are some thoughts on how I do my word processing,...

When to Abandon a Creative Project

My list of ongoing creative projects is too complicated. I’m declaring creative bankruptcy, so to speak. I’ve had too many irons in the fire for too long. Wh...

Delurking My Life

The blog has been on hiatus. My life, for the most part, has been on hiatus because of work.

The Death of Hypertext?

If the world doesn’t yet have a strong, ongoing body of hypertext literature, could it be because the idea was born before the widespread popularity of web s...

My Favorite Notebook

I’m looking to replace my very favorite notebook, which is all filled up now. Unfortunately, they don’t seem to make these anymore. I’m posting this in the h...

Scriptwriting Software

I sampled the various software apps that are designed to help a writer to produce a stage play

Writing with Audio

I’m interested in adding audio equipment to my writing toolbox. So, I think I need some gear. I’m posting this to solicit any advice from musicians, technici...

Altered Text

I’ll call it altered text, although for the thing I have in mind there are actually many things, many names, from many times and places. My notion of “destro...

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Software

Authenticity Versus Expectation

There are probably some of you who would say that “clichés are clichés for a reason”, and to you I would say “cry me a river!” and I would add that the clich...

Git and the Writer

Image the power of your editors and beta readers to commit changes for your review through a freely distributed application where each participant can enact ...

Leaving Microsoft Word Behind

I have amassed a collection of files: .doc files, .docx files, .rtf files, .html files, but I set out to convert them all to plain text files.

Version Control for Writers

It seems to me that the old “save as” trick is not very much more efficient than my grandmother’s habit of using carbon paper. In 2013, surely there are some...

How I Do My Word Processing

I am both a “computer person” and a writer. You might be interested to know: how do I combine the two? Here are some thoughts on how I do my word processing,...

Scriptwriting Software

I sampled the various software apps that are designed to help a writer to produce a stage play

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Text-processing

Authenticity Versus Expectation

There are probably some of you who would say that “clichés are clichés for a reason”, and to you I would say “cry me a river!” and I would add that the clich...

Git and the Writer

Image the power of your editors and beta readers to commit changes for your review through a freely distributed application where each participant can enact ...

Following Silliman’s Blogroll

There’s a treasure trove of vibrant and enjoyable literary blogs on the Internet. You can still subscribe to them all and join the conversation. I’ve created...

Leaving Microsoft Word Behind

I have amassed a collection of files: .doc files, .docx files, .rtf files, .html files, but I set out to convert them all to plain text files.

Version Control for Writers

It seems to me that the old “save as” trick is not very much more efficient than my grandmother’s habit of using carbon paper. In 2013, surely there are some...

How I Do My Word Processing

I am both a “computer person” and a writer. You might be interested to know: how do I combine the two? Here are some thoughts on how I do my word processing,...

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Performance

Authenticity Versus Expectation

There are probably some of you who would say that “clichés are clichés for a reason”, and to you I would say “cry me a river!” and I would add that the clich...

A Piano Made of Telephones

This is a Fluxus score. Fluxus is a type of performance art. A Fluxus score, like a musical score, is a sort of recipe for a performance. For more informatio...

Second Land at Pyramid Atlantic

An experimental music performance by Second Land. My musical instrument was a short wave radio, and I performed spoken word through a delay petal at low volu...

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Journal

Building a Writing Studio

I’ve written this entry to outline the ideas I have for a new writing studio. Along the way I found photos of famous writing studios, some feng shui tips for...

I’m going to be on TV!

It was one week, to the hour, since my arrival in boston. I had just completed a poetry reading. It was the third reading I have attended this week. You woul...

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Space Age Pop

Essential Space Age Pop Albums

I want to figure out this crazy look. These aren’t the ten best album covers, but here’s a start. My source for this list was an article called “Ten Basic Sp...

Space is the Place

Sun Ra had registered as a conscientious objector when drafted to fight in the Second World War, citing the absence of African-Americans on the draft board a...

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Music

There are No Categories for Music Genre

I know it’s becoming unfashionable to actually own a digital copy of music anymore, but that doesn’t change the fact that I have several thousand songs that ...

Essential Space Age Pop Albums

I want to figure out this crazy look. These aren’t the ten best album covers, but here’s a start. My source for this list was an article called “Ten Basic Sp...

Space is the Place

Sun Ra had registered as a conscientious objector when drafted to fight in the Second World War, citing the absence of African-Americans on the draft board a...

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Ballyhoo

Gentlemanly Lecturer

Bally excerpted from a 1903 book entitled “On The Road with the Circus”… In the authors words, “It is interesting as a truthful reproduction of a style of un...

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Spoken Word

Second Land at Pyramid Atlantic

An experimental music performance by Second Land. My musical instrument was a short wave radio, and I performed spoken word through a delay petal at low volu...

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Rant

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Baltimore

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Art

Learning to Write Art Criticism

Ever since I met with Physicalism, I’ve been curious about what its like to be an art critic. I decided to try being an art critic first hand. I put together...

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Audio

Writing with Audio

I’m interested in adding audio equipment to my writing toolbox. So, I think I need some gear. I’m posting this to solicit any advice from musicians, technici...

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Hypertext

The Death of Hypertext?

If the world doesn’t yet have a strong, ongoing body of hypertext literature, could it be because the idea was born before the widespread popularity of web s...

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Blogging

Blogging Changes Quickly

It has been an incredible five years for blogging and the history of the internet. I only hope that the self-hosted website doesn’t lose out to ease-of-use a...

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Text Processing

Index of First Lines

It’s easy to create an index of first lines. If each of your poems is a separate text file, then a handy command line trick will produce an index of first li...

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Writing Tools

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Design

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Technology

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