Jake LaCaze

Landman for 13+ years—writer for a lifetime....  
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Mineral asset manager

  • 2M Companies, LLC
  • Jul 2019 - Present

Royalty Buyer

  • San Saba Royalty Company
  • Jul 2017 - Apr 2019

Senior Land Tech/Land Associate/Landman

  • Laredo Petroleum
  • Apr 2013 - Jun 2017


  • Axia Land Services
  • Mar 2012 - Apr 2013
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My creations

Technical writing

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Blog posts

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Creative writing

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Bug reports

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What Jake's working on

What Jake's working on


Nov 22, 2021
Nov 22, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post

Using Github to host Markdown files

Syncing my Markdown files was easy as long as I used only Apple devices. But I ran into issues when I installed Fedora 35 on an old laptop, which couldn't sync via iCloud.

After a little trial and error, I finally settled on hosting my Markdown files in a GitHub repository.

And I wrote a blog post about my experience to help anyone else in a similar situation.

Nov 15, 2021
Nov 15, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post

Outlining as a first draft

What if an outline weren't a chore, but the first draft on your path to fine writing?


Nov 10, 2021
Nov 10, 2021
Tested an Alpha Product

Testing Polywork app on TestFlight


Nov 09, 2021
Nov 09, 2021
Verified on Polywork
Now I know how Steve Martin's character in The Jerk felt when he got in the phone book.
Nov 04, 2021
Nov 04, 2021
Edited an article

Markups of errors in the wild

"Attention to detail" can be hard to demonstrate, so I created a photo album of my markups of writing and design errors I've found in the wild.

Nov 02, 2021
Nov 02, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post

Design as marketing

Good design isn't just about pretty buttons and flashy layouts. It's much deeper than that.
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