Gene Wilburn


Gene Wilburn is a Canadian writer, photographer, and computer specialist residing in Port Credit, Ontario, near Toronto. His work has appeared in Small Print Magazine, PC Week, Shutterbug, Infoworld, InfoAge, Toronto Star, Quill & Quire, Computing Canada, Computer Paper, Access, Here’s How! and Photo Life.

He is the author of Northern Journey: A Guide to Canadian Folk Music on CD, Recreational Writing, and Markdown for Writers. He is a co-author of Red Hat Linux System Administration Unleashed, and he wrote the popular Linux for Newbies and Linux Inside columns for The Computer Paper (Canada). He is co-author of Shift Happens: Essays on Technology.

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Markdown for Writers, 2nd Ed., Rev.
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 12, 2022 . Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Documentation & technical writing
Markdown for Writers, Second Edition, Revised, is a guide to using Markdown in the creation of fiction and nonfiction manuscripts and the creation of ebooks.
Shift Happens: Essays on Technology
Price: Free! Words: 24,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2020 . Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » History
Shift Happens: Essays on Technology, begins with the introduction of electricity and the rise of radio and TV, then moves on to personal computers, the Internet, World Wide Web, streaming audio and video, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing These essays are written from the perspective of two individuals who have lived during this time of immense change.
Northern Journey: A Guide to Canadian Folk Music on CD
Price: Free! Words: 142,080. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 . Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
NORTHERN JOURNEY is a guide to the traditional and contemporary acoustic music of Canada released in CD format. In scope, it is similar to a Canadian folk festival, featuring artists who embrace a mix of styles ranging from traditional Scottish/Cape Breton Celtic music to contemporary performing songwriters, plus a sprinkling of blues, bluegrass, First Nations music, and Canadian-base
Recreational Writing
Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011 . Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Recreational Writing is a minibook about writing for fun and insight. It explores journals and diaries, memoir, blogs, poetry and fiction, and nonfiction. In addition, it explains how to turn your recreational writing into an ebook or printed book. If you’ve ever felt the itch to write, Recreational Writing will help you find the type of writing best suited to your personality.

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