i do a bunch of stuff

and this is where i share it with the world. please have a look around :)

some things i did

Photo of houses through a fence

I felt artsy so I took some photos of my favorite micropolitan hellscape.

Enjoy this gallery of the city I call home.

Cover Image for A City in Heaven

A City In Heaven – Official Release

Seventeen-year-old Ben Reuben recounts his grueling experience growing up with an abusive father and helpless mother in rural Texas.

A van on a road

The fediverse is actually kind of nice.

I’ve learned that open-source, federated, free social media is the more ethical choice.

A hot air balloon

i'm nervous, but i'm finally going to publish some of my writing projects

I’m finally ready to share some of my projects with the world.

A bookshelf

a book a week for 2024

I’m reading a book a week this year. This is my list.

A door with a key

Why I write really dark fiction as an emotionless engineer.

Life is so damn weird. Bad, even. Writing dark fiction helps me figure it out.

A door with a key

Open-Source Software I Actually Justify Paying For

I love open-source software. There are a few projects I happily support, and I felt they deserve a shoutout.

How to Get Quartus ModelSim Working on Debian

There’s a bunch of packages you might need to install to get 32-bit support for Quartus Prime Lite Modelsim on Debian 12: sudo apt-get install gcc-multilib g++-multilib lib32z1 lib32stdc++6 lib32gcc1 expat:i386 fontconfig:i386 libfreetype6:i386 libexpat1:i386 libc6:i386 libgtk-3-0:i386 libcanberra0:i386 libice6:i386 libsm6:i386 libncurses5:i386 zlib1g:i386 libx11-6:i386 libxau6:i386 libxdmcp6:i386 libxext6:i386 libxft2:i386 libxrender1:i386 libxt6:i386 libxtst6:i386 From there, you can navigate to your Quartus installation folder (likely ~/IntelFPGA_Lite), then navigate to the ModelSim folder, then bin, then execute ....

September 13, 2023 · 1-minute read ·  By Landon Taylor
Typewriter with the text Stories Matter

How to Install Scrivener on Debian

I love Scrivener. It’s one of my favorite bits of writing software for long-form writing. I also love Linux. Particularly, I love Debian running with KDE Plasma. If I can help it, it’s the only OS I use at work, school, and home. But Scrivener doesn’t make a Linux version. Let’s fix that. This tutorial assumes you know a bit about the Linux terminal. These commands are tested at the time of posting on a fresh install of Debian 12....

The new logo and podcast cover image for Elemental Epistles

Introducing MossBiscuits!

I do a ton of different things, and I am so excited to have a hub to showcase them all together under one proverbial roof. From a professional portfolio and coding projects to cooking and religious blogs, I hope MossBiscuits has something interesting to offer you. What to Expect As of now, my plan is for MossBiscuits to serve a number of purposes: Act as a central hub for my wide array of projects; Feature my projects that don’t currently have a better home (including writing projects, interactive web toys, documentation, and others); and Do some boring behind-the-scenes business involving my hosting provider....