Bharathi Raja

Welcome to my writing site! Feel free to look around and check out the links up top, especially my book catalog. My blog posts will be heavy on tools and tech, and techniques that work for me, because all the writing advice out there says I’m doing it w0rNg. Scroll down, or hit the Posts link up top, and see if you find anything useful.

  • Distraction-Free for Free

    (Reprinted from my personal blog. Original post date: Aug. 30, 2016. Updated.) “I’m a very technical boy. So I decided to get as crude as possible. These days, though, you have to be pretty technical before you can even aspire to crudeness.” — William Gibson, Johnny Mnemonic The writing advice...


  • Protect Yourself from Ransomware

    (Reprinted from my personal blog. Original post date: May 10, 2016. Updated.) You’re working away one evening, when your computer locks up and shows you something like this: Unfortunately, it’s not the plot of a bad cyberpunk novel. It recently happened to an acquaintance. Last year, I wrote about Three...


  • Three Steps to Crash-Proof Your Writing

    (Reprinted from my personal blog. Original post date: March 18, 2015. Updated.) In March 2015, Yvette Kate Willemse blogged about losing writing. From misplacing files to pressing the wrong button to using cast-off laptops that crashed or overheated then crashed, to Word corrupting yet another file (which is the biggest...