The Journal: Succinct Titles

In today’s Journal * Quotes of the Day * Topic: Succinct Titles * The Numbers Quotes of the Day “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something… You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” JRR Tolkein “[T]hings that are good to have and days that are good to spend are soon told about, and not much to listen to; while things that are uncomfortable, palpitating, and even gruesome, may make a good tale, and take a deal of telling anyway.” JRR Tolkein Topic: Succinct Titles … Read more

The Daily Journal, Tuesday, June 4

In today‚Äôs Journal * Quote of the Day * I learned today * A value too good to pass up * In honor of a promise * Daily diary * Of Interest * The numbers Quote of the Day “Nothing stinks like a pile of unpublished writing.” Sylvia Plath Harvey’s addendum: “Yes. And ‘A writer is the worst judge of his own work’ is as valid for work you think is horrible as it is for work you think is good. So don’t prejudge for your readers. Follow Heinlein’s Rule 4, publish it and let the readers decide whether it … Read more