The Daily Journal, Sunday, June 9

In today‚Äôs Journal * Welcome * I’m working on * Quotes of the day * Daily diary * Of Interest * The numbers Welcome to Bob B, a brother-at-arms. Glad to virtually meet you, Bob. *** I’m working on boiling down to its essence the technique of writing into the dark. It’s such a simple process that it has to have a tiny black hole (or a prime number or a seed) at the center of it somewhere. It’s never been a secret that the entirety of the universe comes down to a simple equation: x/x = 1 (though scientists … Read more

The Journal, Friday, 10/6

Hey Folks, Well, another long post, but one I think you’ll find is worth it. First, while searching for something else, I ran across an article titled “Master of Magic Realism Harvey Stanbrough is Offering a Free Short from His Collection of Cantina Tales.” You can see the brief article at https://davidjrodger.wordpress.com/2011/11/22/master-of-magic-realism-harvey-stanbrough-is-offering-a-free-short-from-his-collection-of-cantina-tales/. I remembered I had left a ‘thank you’ note in a comment below the article. I never received a reply or a follow-up comment. This morning I clicked the home page of that WordPress.com site, and I learned that David J. Rodger passed away the same day that … Read more

The Journal, Wednesday, 7/5

Hey Folks, If you like good westerns, two of my books are currently in the Guns of the West Bundle. Dean Wesley Smith also has two books in this bundle, plus there are books by 5 other writers. This is an excellent opportunity to get 9 amazing tales of the wild west for one low price. Visit https://bundlerabbit.com/b/guns-west/. Okay, I’ve mentioned a time or two a couple of other writers who currently have ongoing “writing in public” challenges. To watch their challenges unfold and support their efforts, visit these websites: Linda Maye Adams at http://lindamayeadams.com/. Christopher Ridge at https://creaturecritter.blogspot.com/. Topic: … Read more