Author Archives: Chris Crawford


A Pathetic Athlete Celebrates Five Years

I am the worst athlete in the world. You probably think I’m exaggerating here, but I think I can justify it. The scene is set in 1977; I’ve been playing soccer for four years, and this year (8th grade) we have the best team in Norman. Fortunately for me, league rules stated all players had […]

Agile / Writing

Writing Fiction with Agile methodology, part 2

In my previous post I spoke of my desire to be a writer, and my trouble with fitting writing into my schedule. I presented Agile methodology as a possible solution to this problem. I will attempt to explain myself here more fully. First, though, I want to stress that I understand that no tool is […]

Agile / Writing

Writing Fiction with Agile methodology, part 1

I have a novel burning inside me. When I was a kid, there were two things I loved: computers and books. I think I loved both for the same reason; they presented worlds in which I could immerse myself, and blank sheets of paper onto which I could enforce my creative will. In the end, […]