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I made this! I'm a cloud-scale infrastructure engineer πŸš€ turned writer. I like to make products that help humans!

Joined 28 December 2018.

Total writing: 58 days.

Total word count: 24283 words (418 words on average per post)

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Fortnite: a gift, a curse, the new universe

3 years ago, for day 7 by Owen ✨

I've written about this game before on my own site, and if I'm honest, I'm writing about it now because that's what I'm idly playing (well, as I have been eliminated and instead watch my friends from far away finish the match). Fortnite is truly an incredible game for all...

Tick, tock

3 years ago, for day 6 by Owen ✨

Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Tick Tock. Sitting, staring at the clock on the wall, Tony felt a pang of despair. Not only was he alone with only a clock for company, a mere few thousand seconds, and he'd be a year older, again. Time felt like it was against him,...

What you wish you did as a kid

3 years ago, for day 5 by Owen ✨

I was thinking about the writing prompt another member made here a few days back, and their question about what you did as a child but wish you did today as an adult, but kept wanting to answer with the adult version: what do you wish you did as a...

When you have nothing to write about

3 years ago, for day 4 by Owen ✨

Today I was planning to start figuring out how to write fiction, but somehow that's utterly terrifying to me right now, and there's just 14 minutes on the clock. So instead, I thought I'd share a little bit about what I usually do when I don't know what to write...

Freelance anxiety

3 years ago, for day 3 by Owen ✨

Looking back on 2018, I wasn't really sure what to expect out of the year: I had just gone full-time self-employed, but I didn't have a plan in place for what it would be that I would offer, let alone who to. Now that the year has wrapped up, trying...

Living oceans away

3 years ago, for day 2 by Owen ✨

Almost five years ago, I hopped on a plane from New Zealand not really thinking twice about it – I'd be back in two years or so, I figured. I was moving blindly from Wellington, New Zealand to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to pursue... something? It's hard to say exactly what...

Getting serious about goals

3 years ago, for day 1 by Owen ✨

I was trying to decide what I wanted to write for my first post, feeling the pressure, and decided I'd just write down a few things I'm hoping for out of 2019 and go from there. 2018 was a big year for me in many ways: I launched my first...

The first ever short story

3 years ago, for day 362 by Owen ✨

There once was a developer, up late into the night. Configuring servers with all of his might. Despite his willpower and command-line know-how, He became weary and logged off, for beta testing could begin another day. I think I've gone loopy from working on this all day long, but a...

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